Nadan Beef Fry

by Sapna Anu BGeorge
Slow roasted Nadan Beef Fry is a dish that tingles taste buds and a dish that will never make you say ‘enough’. No festive occasion is complete without yummy tempting Nadaan Beef Fry. You will discover Beef dishes very common among Christian families in Kerala. Nadan Beef Fry is unique with the flavor and aroma of coconut oil and fried coconut pieces. Beef Fry tastes supreme with Kerala Porotta, appams, almost with anything. Traditionally Nadan Beef Fry used to be cooked and slow roasted in claypot using ‘adupu’. You can explore a well written and step wise presented Nadan Beef Fry dish here.
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
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Ingredients
To Make Garam Masala, Heat and Grind 7 ingredients given below:
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
To Make Garam Masala, Heat and Grind 7 ingredients given below:
Votes: 4
Rating: 4
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Instructions
  1. For preparing Nadan Beef Fry first cut beef into small pieces and wash it well.
  2. Chop onion into two pieces.
  3. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan.
  4. Add ginger, garlic and 3/4 of the chopped onion. The rest of onion can be added as decor while serving.
  5. Stir it well until it is completely sauteed and slightly golden in colour.
  6. Make a paste of Garam masala, chilly powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt.
  7. Add this paste to the onion ginger, garlic mixture and saute on slow fire till and the oil separates from the masala.
  8. At this point, add the beef and saute again on slow flame till the water comes out of the beef.
  9. Once the water is fully out of the beef, add the curry leaves and coconut pieces.
  10. Cover and cook, adding 1/2 cup more hot water to cook again on medium flame. After half an hour, check if cooked properly and remove. Saute in little coconut oil and fry if that taste suites you.A Note: while serving add left over fresh onions on top to decorate or keep on side of the plate.
  11. Tips/Suggestions:- :- Once the beef starts to cook and you find on an open vessel it takes time, you can use pressure cooker and wait for 3 to 4 whistles and it should be cooked properly. :- You can add 2 tbsp of vinegar too to the beef to cook it properly.
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Anoop August 6, 2010 - 12:23 pm

This is truly a naadan dish.Mouthwatering stuff. Well done Sapna!

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Raj August 2, 2010 - 8:35 am

Excellent recipe. Real traditional beef fry.

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Raj August 2, 2010 - 8:35 am

Excellent recipe. Real authentic beef fry.

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Sheril October 6, 2011 - 9:29 am

I was cooking beef for the first time. And your recipe made me look like an expert! Thanks!!

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