Easy Beef Fry (No ginger garlic recipe)


Recipe courtesy – here

  1. Beef (chuck roast preferred)- 3/4 – 1 kg, cubed

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp (optional)

Pepper powder – 1/4 tsp (optional)

Salt – As required

Water – 2 – 3 tbsp

2. Coconut oil – 3 tbsp

Thenga kothu / sliced coconut – 3 – 4 tbsp

Shallots / kunjulli (preferred) or medium-sized onion – 1.5 cup, thinly sliced

Curry leaves – 1 sprig

Crushed red chilly flakes –  4 – 5 tsp or as required

3. Salt


  1. Cook beef along with remaining ingredients numbered 1 for 3 – 4 whistles or until done (do not overcook).
  2. Heat coconut oil in a pan over medium high heat. Add thenga kothu and curry leaves. Cook for a minute. Add sliced shallots / onion, little salt and saute until light golden. Add crushed chilly flakes and cook for a minute. Next add cooked beef along with stock. Mix well. Bring to a boil. Cover and cook until moisture is mostly evaporated, over medium-low heat. Open the lid, add few curry leaves and cook over medium-high until roasted well. Add coconut oil, if required. Check for salt. Switch off the flame. Serve with porotta/ rice/ chapathi etc.


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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