Malabar Beef Curry
Malabar Beef Curry

Ingredients:

• 1 kg – beef, cut into cubes without fat
• 2 large onions, sliced finely
• 1 tsp – Garlic paste
• 3 tbsp – oil
• 2 tsp – chilli powder
• 3 green chillies, chopped
• 1 tsp – coriander powder
• 1 tsp – pepper powder
• 1 tsp – Ginger paste
• 1/2 tsp – Mustard Seeds
• 1 tsp – cumin powder
• 2 tbsp – Tamarind juice or Tamarind paste
• 3 or 4 tbsp – ground Coconut
• 3 Cloves
• 2 Cardamoms
• 1 piece cinnamon, broken into bits
• 6 or 8 Curry leaves
• Salt to taste

Method:

  1. Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  2. When the mustard splutters, add the onions, garlic paste, ginger paste and spices and saute for about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the chilli powder and pepper powder and saute for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the meat and brown on low heat for a few more minutes.
  5. Add the tamarind, coconut, salt and about 2 cups of water and bring to boil.
  6. Cover and simmer till the meat is tender, stirring occasionally.
  7. Serve with rice (preferably boiled rice) or bread.
  8. Recipe Courtesy: Anglo-Indian Recipes

Recipe courtesy of Bridget White