Varutharacha Beef Roast

Varutharacha Beef Roast

Varutharacha Beef Roast Recipe

Ingredients (Serves 4-5)

1. Beef – 3/4 kg, cut into small cubes

2. Coconut oil –  2- 3 tbsp

3. Onion –  2 cups, thinly sliced

Ginger – 1.5 – 2 tbsp, crushed or thinly sliced

Garlic – 2 tbsp, crushed

Green chilies – 2, slit

Curry leaves – 2 sprigs

4. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Kashmiri chilly powder – 1 tbsp

Regular chilly powder – 1 tsp

Coriander powder – 1 tbsp

Meat masala powder – 1 tbsp (I used Eastern meat masala powder)

5. Thenga kothi/ sliced coconut – 1/3 cup

6. Garam masala powder – 3/4 tsp

7. Salt – To taste

To roast and grind

8. Coconut oil – 2 tsp

Grated coconut – 3/4 cup

Curry leaves 6 – 8

Heat 2 tsp oil in a cheena chatti / any pan. Add in the grated coconut and saute until light golden. Add curry leaves and saute until golden brown. Switch off. Set aside to cool. Grind to a very fine paste, without adding water.

Method

1.Heat 2 – 3 tbsp coconut oil in a heavy-bottomed vessel. Add onion, little salt, crushed ginger, garlic, green chilies and curry leaves. Saute until onion starts to change color. Add turmeric powder, kashmiri chilly powder, chilly powder, coriander powder and meat masala powder. Mix well.Cook over low heat for a few minutes until the raw smell of spice powders disappears completely. Add the beef cubes and mix well. Add 1 cup hot water and mix well. Bring to a boil. Cook covered for about 45 minutes – 1 hr over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally until the beef is almost done. Add roasted coconut paste and mix well. Add 1/2 cup hot water, if gravy is very thick. Cover and cook until beef is completely done and oil separates and the gravy thickens. Add 1/2 tsp garam masala powder and taste-check for salt. Switch off. It goes well with appam, porotta, idiyappam, plain rice etc.

Varutharacha Beef Roast

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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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