Easy Beef Dry Fry

Beef fry

Ingredients (Serves 4)

1. Beef (chuck roast preferred) – 500 – 600 gm, cut into small pieces

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Chilly powder – 1 tsp

Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp

Salt – To taste

2. Coconut oil – 1/4 cup

3. Onion –  2 cups, thinly sliced and halved

Ginger – 2 tbsp,thinly sliced

Garlic – 2 tbsp, chopped

Curry leaves – 2 sprigs

4. Coconut tidbits – 3 tbsp

5. Crushed red chilies – 3/4 tsp

Freshly crushed pepper corns – 1/2 tsp or to taste

5. Fennel seeds (roasted) – 1/2 – 3/4 tsp, crushed

6. Salt – To taste

Method

1. Marinate the beef pieces with the other ingredients numbered 1. Set aside for at least 1 hour or overnight in the refrigerator.

2. Heat coconut oil in a pan at medium-high or high heat. Add beef pieces in 1 or 2 batches and fry until browned (takes about 8 – 10 minutes, do not fry for a very long time otherwise they will turn hard). Transfer to a bowl.

3. In the remaining oil, add onion, ginger, garlic, curry leaves and a pinch of salt. Saute until onion turns transparent, about 2 – 3 minutes. Add sliced coconut and continue to saute until onion turns golden. Add crushed chilly flakes. Saute for a minute and add fried beef pieces. Mix well. Crush black pepper corns and fennel seeds in a mortar and pestle. Add it to the pan and stir-fry at high heat for 1 – 2 minutes. Switch off. Serve immediately. You can have it as an appetizer or along with rice and other side-dishes. Its super-yummy, do give this a try…happy cooking!!

Easy beef dry fry - Kerala Style

Beef fry - Kerala style

Recipe Courtesy – Anu Cijo

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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