Kerala Nadan Beef Curry | Nadan Beef Curry

by MariaSamuel
Kerala Nadan Beef Curry is an all-time favorite beef dish among Malayalees especially Christians. Festivals like Easter and Christmas are never complete without beef curry dishes. Nadan Beef Curry is one such delicacy that goes well with appam, puttu, tapioca, chappati and rice. Here is a simple version of a delicious kerala beef curry cooked in nadan authentic kerala style. Beef pieces are cooked in a fried red chilly mixture. The tempting aroma and spicy flavor of this Thattukada or street side fast food, is worth a try. Sauteed with fried onions, ginger and garlic, grants Nadan Beef Curry the rich tempting aromatic flavor. Our Nadan Beef Curry recipe is well illustrated in simple steps and the ingredients are clearly specified.
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 40 minutes
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Ingredients
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 40 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Votes: 1
Rating: 4
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Instructions
  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 Kerala Nadan Beef Curry with porotta or chapathi or rice or tapioca.
Recipe Notes

You can visit this link Village Style Beef Curry. You can also check out this link for an easy dish Beef Roast in Malabar Style.

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32 comments

curryadmin
March 18, 2006 - 12:00 am

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

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curryadmin
February 22, 2006 - 12:00 am

Excellent… Nanayittundu!!!

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curryadmin
May 3, 2005 - 12:00 am

please tell which jeerkam. perunjeerakam or small jeerakam

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curryadmin
February 18, 2005 - 12:00 am

I tried it. It came out really nice.

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curryadmin
November 22, 2010 - 4:21 am

Really very tasty.

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curryadmin
August 14, 2006 - 12:00 am

Thanks for the recipe. I tried this, it smelled very good, but the taste was not as expected. I dont know why..!!

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curryadmin
June 19, 2006 - 12:00 am

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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curryadmin
March 28, 2007 - 12:00 am

hey thanks for the recipie.well i reduced the amount of red chilly and green chilly found it too spicy .ou can add a little more garam masala at the end for taste

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curryadmin
April 17, 2011 - 9:57 pm

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

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curryadmin
June 29, 2009 - 12:08 pm

i tried and came out well, i added onion also

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curryadmin
April 24, 2008 - 12:00 am

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

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curryadmin
November 11, 2008 - 12:00 am

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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curryadmin
November 17, 2008 - 12:00 am

it was so good thanks for the recipe

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curryadmin
November 19, 2008 - 12:00 am

wow super

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curryadmin
May 15, 2008 - 12:00 am

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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curryadmin
July 9, 2008 - 12:00 am

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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curryadmin
January 10, 2008 - 12:00 am

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

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curryadmin
October 10, 2007 - 12:00 am

Awesome!!! Do you have anything similar for chicken 🙂 ?

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curryadmin
November 13, 2007 - 12:00 am

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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curryadmin
June 30, 2007 - 12:00 am

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

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curryadmin
June 2, 2009 - 8:00 am

So good.

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curryadmin
May 18, 2009 - 10:11 pm

Thanks for the recipe …my wife liked it very much

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curryadmin
September 17, 2009 - 3:38 am

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

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curryadmin
July 11, 2010 - 3:48 am

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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curryadmin
May 16, 2010 - 6:52 pm

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

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curryadmin
June 25, 2011 - 7:09 pm

Thanks for the recipe..was really great.

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curryadmin
May 10, 2013 - 9:21 pm

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

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curryadmin
November 6, 2006 - 12:00 am

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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curryadmin
April 3, 2010 - 6:28 pm

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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curryadmin
July 11, 2006 - 12:00 am

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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curryadmin
August 9, 2006 - 12:00 am

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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curryadmin
May 5, 2006 - 12:00 am

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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