Suriyani Style Beef Ularthiyathu

Ingredients (Serves 3 – 4)

Recipe courtesy – Adapted from Indian Kitchen and The Suriani Kitchen by Lathika George)

  1. Beef – 1/2 kg, cubed
    Ginger – 2 tsp, sliced
    Masala powder – 1 tbsp (recipe below)
    Salt – 1/2 tsp
    Vinegar – 3/4 tsp
    Curry leaves – A few
    Water – 1/4 cup
    2. Coconut oil – 3 tbsp
    3. Thenga kothu / coconut tidbits – 1/3 cup
    Turmeric powder – 1 pinch
    4. Shallots or onion, sliced – 1 cup
    Garlic – 6, sliced
    Curry leaves – 1 – 2 sprig
    Green chilly – 1, slit
    5. Salt – As required
    6. Coconut oil – 1 tsp
    Grated coconut – 1.5 tbsp
    Curry leaves – A few

To dry roast

7. Coriander seeds – 1 tbsp
Fennel seeds – 1 tbsp
Whole black pepper – 1 tbsp
Cloves- 3
Cumin seeds – 1/8 tsp
Green cardamom – 3
Cinnamon stick – 1.5 inch broken

Method

  1. Dry roast all the ingredients numbered 6 for about 3 minutes, stirring continuously over medium heat. Cool down and grind to a coarse powder.

2. Cook beef adding remaining ingredients numbered 1 for 3 – 4 whistles until done (do not overcook).

3. Heat coconut oil over medium high heat. Add thenga kothu/ coconut tidbits and a pinch of turmeric powder. Cook for a few minutes till light golden. Remove to a bowl. Add shallots, garlic, curry leaves, green chilly and little salt. Cook till shallots turn soft. Add 2 -3 tsp of the freshly ground masala powder and cook for a few minutes over low heat. Add cooked beef along with gravy and cook till water is mostly evaporated. Taste-check for salt. Make a well in the middle and add 1 tsp coconut oil. Add a few curry leaves and 1.5 tbsp grated coconut. Cook for a minute and mix everything well. Cook till beef gets well-roasted. Add coconut oil, if required. Serve with plain rice / porotta / appam/ vattayappam/ pathiri etc.

 

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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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