Beef Varattiyathu

by EmilHassan
Beef Varattiyathu is a delicious signature dish of Malayalee population. Cubed red meat is slow roasted with essential spices and the flavor is indeed awesome. Beef Varattiyathu blends well with chappathy, porotta and rice dishes as well. Beef pieces are pressure cooked with a pinch of turmeric and garam masala. Cooked beef is sautéed with onion, ginger, spices and gradually slow roasted until beef is browned. Beef pieces will be coated with thick masala gravy and oil will be separated. The finger licking traditional styled Beef Varattiyathu is worth a try. Enjoy the dish.
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 45 minutes
Servings
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Ingredients
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 45 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Votes: 1
Rating: 5
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Instructions
  1. Cut beef into small pieces.
  2. Boil half glass of water in cooker and add beef, salt and a pinch each of turmeric and garam masala powders and mix well. Close the lid and cook for 4 to 5 whistles. Beef cooking time may very based on the meat quality. Do not over cook the meat.
  3. Heat 2 tbsp of coconut oil in a kadai or a pan.
  4. Add fenugreek seeds and then sliced onion.
  5. Add salt, cover and let simmer.
  6. )When the onions are tender, add torn curry leaves, slit chillies, ginger and garlic and saute` for 3 mins.
  7. Add chopped tomato. Let simmer, till the oil is separated.
  8. Add all the powders and fennels.
  9. Saute, till it emits the aroma of getting roasted.
  10. Add the beef pieces to this masala. :- Keep the stock. You may need it.
  11. Mix the meat and masala well.
  12. Add a bit stock, if the masala is too dry to be mixed. Add 2 more tbsp of oil and saute. :- The longer you fry it, the lesser it stays on your dining table !
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