Beefum Kayayum / Beef with Raw Plantain With Video

Beef and kaya

Ingredients (Serves 5 – 6)

1. Beef (chuck roast / stew pieces) – 400 – 450 gm, cubed

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Pepper powder – 1/4 tsp

Green chilies – 2, slit

Garlic – 2 – 3 large, chopped

Ginger – 1/2 inch, chopped

Onion – 1/2 cup, sliced

Curry leaves – 1 sprig

Salt – As required

Water – 1/4 cup

2. Ethakka / raw plantain – 1 medium-small / 1.5 cups, peeled and cubed

3. Coconut oil – 2 – 3 tbsp

4. Onion – 1.5 – 2 cups, thinly sliced

Garlic – 2 medium, chopped

Ginger – 3/4 tsp, crushed or chopped

Curry leaves – 1 sprig

5. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Chilly powder – 1/2 tsp

Coriander powder – 2.5 tsp

Garam masala powder – 3/4 – 1 tsp

Pepper powder – 1/4 – 1/2 tsp

6. Salt – To taste

7. Ghee / coconut oil – 1 tsp

Method

1. Combine beef pieces with the other ingredients numbered 1. Pressure cook for  3 – 4 whistles.  Beef should be almost done. Add raw plantain pieces and cook for 10 – 15 minutes or for 1 whistle until done.

2. Meanwhile heat coconut oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Add sliced onion, garlic, ginger, curry leaves, little salt and saute until light brown. Bring down the heat to low. Add turmeric powder, chilly powder and coriander powder. Mix well and cook for 1 – 2 minutes. Add pepper powder and garam masala powder. Mix well and add the cooked beef along with gravy. Mix well, bring to a boil and cook covered for 5  – 7 minutes over low heat until thick. Add a tsp of ghee/ coconut oil, few curry leaves and mix well. Switch off. Serve with rice and other side-dishes.

Beefum Kayayum

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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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  • Hi! Maya,
    Do you add onions in the pressure cooker while cooking beef? I see onions in the picture, but not in the recipe? Want to try this recipe tomorrow

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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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