Nadan Beef Curry

Beef curry cooked in kerala style by blending it with fried red chilly mixture. The spicy flavor and aroma is tempting and worth a try.

Nadan Beef Curry

Beef curry cooked in kerala style by blending it with fried red chilly mixture. The spicy flavor and aroma is tempting and worth a try.

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By Maria Samuel

Published On: 25 Jun 2004

Rating: 4
74 Votes, 36 Reviews
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40 Minutes
Served : 5
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Nadan Beef Curry Nadan Beef Curry By Maria Samuel Nadan Beef Curry Published: Beef curry cooked in kerala style by blending it with fried red chilly mixture. The spicy flavor and aroma is tempting and worth a try. 4 stars based on 36 reviews Total time: Yield: 5 servings Serving size: 1 medium slice Calories per serving: 250 cal Fat per serving: 12 g Ingredients:
Beef : 1 kg
Dry red chillies(Kollamulaku) : 8 nos
Coriander seeds : 3 tsp
Black Pepper : 1 tsp
Cinnamon(Karugapatta)(small) : 2 pieces
Cloves(Grambu) : 4 nos
Cumin seeds(Jeerakam) : 1 tsp
Pearl onions(Kunjulli) : 1 cup
Onions(big) : 2 nos
Garlic pods(small) : 10 nos
Ginger : 1 big piece
Green chillies : 2 nos
Tomatoes : 2 nos
Turmeric powder : 1/2 tsp
Coconut oil : As reqd
Salt : As reqd
Curry leaves : 1 stem
Coriander leaves : 2 stem
Directions:
1. Heat oil in a frying pan. 2. Fry the dry red chillies and keep aside. 3. Fry coriander seeds, till its aroma comes out and keep aside. 4. Fry black pepper, cinnamon sticks, cloves and cumin seeds together and set aside. 5. Stir fry pearl onions, till they turn brown. 6. Blend all these fried ingredients in a mixer grinder. 7. Pressure cook chopped beef with turmeric powder, salt and the blended mixture. 8. Stir fry onions in the pan, till brown followed by green chillies, crushed garlic and ginger and chopped tomatoes. 9. Add these to the cooked beef and boil well. 10. When the curry turns brown, turn off the flame. 11. Garnish Nadan Beef Curry with curry leaves, coriander leaves and a spoon of coconut oil. 12. Enjoy the Nadan Beef Curry with porotta or chapathi or rice or tapioca.

Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Heat oil in a frying pan.

Step 2

Fry the dry red chillies and keep aside.

Step 3

Fry coriander seeds, till its aroma comes out and keep aside.

Step 4

Fry black pepper, cinnamon sticks, cloves and cumin seeds together and set aside.

Step 5

Stir fry pearl onions, till they turn brown.

Step 6

Blend all these fried ingredients in a mixer grinder.

Step 7

Pressure cook chopped beef with turmeric powder, salt and the blended mixture.

Step 8

Stir fry onions in the pan, till brown followed by green chillies, crushed garlic and ginger and chopped tomatoes.

Step 9

Add these to the cooked beef and boil well.

Step 10

When the curry turns brown, turn off the flame.

Step 11

Garnish Nadan Beef Curry with curry leaves, coriander leaves and a spoon of coconut oil.

Step 12

Enjoy the Nadan Beef Curry with porotta or chapathi or rice or tapioca.

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Sapna Nair

I used perunjeerikam instead of cumin seeds. It came out really well....thank you for the recipe...

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Sajith

Nalla adipoli beef curry aayirunnu njaanum ente family um adu nannayi nalla swaadodu koodi adu rasichu kazhichu. Thanks to pachakam

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Jimmy Godrick

WOW...You must try this. I am a teenager and had tried it. Really tasty!

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Maria

Thanks for the recipe..was really great.

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lsk

Made this for husband who is a malayalee. He absolutely loved it. Will definitely be making it again.

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LALGI

Really very tasty.

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Anoop

Fabulous recipe! It came out really delicious. I realized that I did not have tomatoes and used capsicum instead. A tiny amount of coconut milk helps a lot to enhance the flavor.

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Rajesh Pillai

Great recipe.. excellent. It is exactly like the one we get in kerala. Thank you for sharing the recipe.

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jac

I tried this and it was fantastic. ..I am a guy, when my mom is sick im in charge at the kitchen. I made this by following exactly like above and it turned out pretty good. I couldn't believe that I made this by myself, and to tell you the truth 2 or three ingredients were missing from above list but still it was good on my taste buds.

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hans

great curry, have recommended to family.. dont need pressure cooker, works great on hob. delicious!

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Suja

i tried and came out well, i added onion also

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kercan

So good.

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John

Thanks for the recipe ...my wife liked it very much

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arun

wow super

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sharan

it was so good thanks for the recipe

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Rajesh

HI, I have tried this dish. It came very well. my mom enjoyed the dish and thanks for the wonderful concept. Note: those who wanna try this dish. plz follow the instructions and then try. Thanks Rajesh

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DN

this is really a Gr8 recipe... my hubby jus loved it... i tried once... today again i m goin 2 make this... good goin.........

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Shayistha

It was great!! i added one cup of coconut milk to it at the end and boiled it.. was too good;)

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roshnipraveen

this recipe is very good. i like it very much and my husband also like it @thanks for this recipe

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Shahnawaz M Kutty

My first experiment with beef. Left my relatives licking every last drop from their fingers.

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Deepa

It was excellent, I made some modifications to the recipe like a pinch of nutmeg & 2 cardamoms in the ground mixture. Also spluttered mustard before adding the onions.... it smelled wonderful too.

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RM

Awesome!!! Do you have anything similar for chicken :) ?

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frank reynolds

Followed to the letter, great!! low on fat!

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susan

Hey thanks for the recipie. Well i reduced the amount of red chilly and green chilly, found it too spicy. You can add a little more garam masala at the end for taste

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Athira

Thanx a lot for the recipe.I was searching for beef curry recipe.It turned out good.I never made a beef curry befor.Expecting more beef recipes.

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Rajeev

Thanks for the recipe. I tried this, it smelled very good.

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Leena

i have not yet tried out this recipe, but i am replying to the questions that Nandakumar has placed. there is no need to put water when pressure cooking beef as there is water in it already and the beef will get cooked in its juices itself. Veal needs 20 mts for cooking( put on high fire, wait for one whistle, reduce the heat and cook for 20 mts) and normal beef needs 25 to 30 mts for cooking after 1st whistle. Normal beef is preferably used for making the classic beef fry, as it is tough meat (and it usually gets stuck in between the teeth) whereas veal is used for making curries (as it is the meat of a young calf). I hope i have cleared all your doubts. Please try out the classic beef fry placed in this website, it is delicious.

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vinutha

If there were more than 5stars to rate this recipe,i would rate it as 10 satrs!its TOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO GOOD!!i tried it ysdy and it turned out so well!my hubby and daughter relished it.thanx a lot for the wonderful recipe,please do post more of ur recipes you know.it will be very helpful for girls like me to learn new recipes who are new to cooking area:)Once again thanx for ur wonderful recipe!!please keep posting new ones.

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Nandakumar

How much water should I use when pressure cooking the beef and the mixture? Also, how many whistles should I wait for? How/when do I know the beef curry is done and ready? Thank you, really novice cook here, please excuse the dumb questions, any answers would be welcome.

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legy vinod

good one

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seema

This is the best beef curry recipe i ever found in my life. It comes out spicy but its worth it. You will crave for more and more. When i make it even my 5yr old son loves it, and doesn`t mind the fiery taste. Yummm!!! You sure are a fabulous cook. This recipe deserves A+ ratings. Keep up ur good culinary work.

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Anjana

Good curry.. very nice site for girls away from their mothers. Thank you.

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Mani Nair

Excellent... Nanayittundu!!!

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Anu

Yummy!!!!!

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betsy

please tell which jeerkam. perunjeerakam or small jeerakam

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ash

I tried it. It came out really nice.

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