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Beef cooked with spices and then stir-fried with coconut slices and curry leaves. This Kerala style beef fry / Beef Ularthiyathu is an easy and delicious appetizer or a great side-dish with rice. Beef Varattiyathu is one of the favorite dishes of Malayalees. An excellent touching for alcohol too

Beef Fry - Kerala style Beef Ularthiyathu with Thenga Kothu

Beef cooked with spices and then stir-fried with coconut slices and curry leaves. This Kerala style beef fry / Beef Ularthiyathu is an easy and delicious appetizer or a great side-dish with rice. Beef Varattiyathu is one of the favorite dishes of Malayalees.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian, kerala
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 3 serving
Calories 664 kcal
Author Jane Jojo

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Kilogram beef

Marination

  • 1 Cup Shallots / Small onion
  • 1 Tablespoons ginger (Crushed)
  • 1 Tablespoons garlic (Crushed)
  • 7 Dried Red Chilli
  • 1/2 Teaspoons turmeric Powder
  • 2 Teaspoons coriander Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon pepper Powder
  • 1 tsp fennel powder
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons garam masala
  • 2 Teaspoons vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt

For fry

  • ¾ Cup Thengakothu (Small square size coconut pieces)
  • 2 Tablespoons coconut oil
  • 3 sprigs curry leaves

Instructions

  1. Crush dried red chilli. Cut beef into 1.5" cube pieces. Marinate cleaned beef pieces with ingredients listed under marination. Keep it aside for 30 minutes.
  2. Add 2 tbsp of water to this and pressure cook till the beef is done. Usually it would be done in 2 whistles. ** Don't overcook.
  3. If there is excess water, cook till the water has almost dried up.
  4. Heat oil in a pan and fry coconut pieces until it becomes golden brown color. Keep it aside.
  5. Heat oil in a pan, add lots of curry leaves and fry it.
  6. Add cooked beef and fried coconut pieces to it.
  7. Stir it well. Cook on low flame for around 15 - 20 minutes. If required, add oil in between. Stir it until it becomes black in color.
  8. Beef cooked with spices and then stir-fried with coconut slices and curry leaves. This Kerala style beef fry / Beef Ularthiyathu is an easy and delicious appetizer or a great side-dish with rice. Beef Varattiyathu is one of the favorite dishes of Malayalees. An excellent touching for alcohol too

Recipe Video

Beef Fry – Kerala style Beef Ularthiyathu with Thenga Kothu

Recipe Notes

 

 

 

Nutrition Facts
Beef Fry - Kerala style Beef Ularthiyathu with Thenga Kothu
Amount Per Serving
Calories 664 Calories from Fat 504
% Daily Value*
Fat 56g86%
Saturated Fat 33g206%
Cholesterol 118mg39%
Sodium 513mg22%
Potassium 565mg16%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 30g60%
Vitamin A 145IU3%
Vitamin C 41.5mg50%
Calcium 57mg6%
Iron 4.3mg24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.