Beef Varattiyathu - Kuttanadan Beef Roast

This is a traditional beef Varattiyathu in kuttanadan style. To acheive authentic taste, all natural masalas are used. It is must try recipe for beef lovers.

Beef Varattiyathu - Kuttanadan Beef Roast

This is a traditional beef Varattiyathu in kuttanadan style. To acheive authentic taste, all natural masalas are used. It is must try recipe for beef lovers.

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Beef

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By Rajesh Pillai

Published On: 13 Dec 2014

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Step 1 Beef Varattiyathu - Kuttanadan Beef Roast Recipe

Step 1

Ingredients List to prepare beef varattiyathu

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Step 2 Beef Varattiyathu - Kuttanadan Beef Roast Recipe

Step 2

Preparation of Garam MasalaFennel Seeds (perinjeerakam) - 1 tablespooncinnamon stick - 1 longcloves - 5cardomon - 3peppercorn - 1 teaspoonFry the above ingredients until the Fennel Seeds color changes (do not burn it). Let it cool and grind it nicely.

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Step 3 Beef Varattiyathu - Kuttanadan Beef Roast Recipe

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Fry the red chillies and corriander seeds and grind it.

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Step 4 Beef Varattiyathu - Kuttanadan Beef Roast Recipe

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Clean the beef and cut into thin slices and drain the water in a collander. Then mix the beef with turmeric powder, pepperpowder and salt and pressure cook it with half cup of water for around 7 whistles or around 15 to 20 minutes. Make sure it is not over cooked. Needs to be little chewy.

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Step 5 Beef Varattiyathu - Kuttanadan Beef Roast Recipe

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In a thick bottom vessel, heat 2 tablespoon coconut oil, add curry leaves and then coconut slices. When the coconut slices color changes add 80% of the garlic(rest will be used later) and ginger and fry it until the raw smell is gone.

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Step 6 Beef Varattiyathu - Kuttanadan Beef Roast Recipe

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Add onions and little salt and fry until translucent. Add the grinded powders, garam masala 1 tablespoon, powdered redchilly/corriander powder and turmeric powder and fry it.

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Step 7 Beef Varattiyathu - Kuttanadan Beef Roast Recipe

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After 5 mts add the beef with gravy to it and mix it very well. Close it with a lid and let it boil. This way the beef will absorb all the masalas. Check it every now and then and make sure it is mixed very well.

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Now open the lid and add the rest of the garlic and let the gravy dry. Keep mixing it. Once it is dry check out salt and garam masala and adjust it if necessary. Now add half teaspoon of pepper powder and 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and mix it well. If the masalas are sticking to the vessel, add little water and scrape it with the spatula.

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Step 9 Beef Varattiyathu - Kuttanadan Beef Roast Recipe

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Once it is almost dry, add half teaspoon Fennel Seeds powder, mix it well and switch off. It doesnt need to be very dry(after 15 mts it will become very dry)

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Step 10 Beef Varattiyathu - Kuttanadan Beef Roast Recipe

Step 10

It can be served with rice or porotta. Enjoy.

Notes :

Please make sure the heat is less than medium. This way beef is coated very well with masalas. If it is high heat beef and masalas will get burned

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