Monday, June 14, 2010

Nadan Beef Curry

Beef: 1 kg
Coconut flakes: 1/2 cup
Onion chopped: 3 medium
Tomato chopped: 1 big
Ginger: 1 tbsp
Garlic: 1 tbsp
Fennel seeds: 1 tbsp
Bay leaf: 2
Cinnamon: 2
Cardamom: 4
Red chilly powder: 3/4 tbsp
Coriander powder:2tbsp
Pepper powder:1 tbsp
Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
Coconut oil
Salt: 1 tsp
Curry leaves: 2 spring

Clean and cut the beef into small pieces. Heat oil in a manchatti/pan, add coconut flakes and fry till golden color, Drain and keep it aside. In the same pan add fennel seed, bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves and cardamom. Sauté 1-2 minutes, add ginger curry leaves and garlic. When the raw smell goes add onion, fry until it turns golden color. Add tomato and fry it till the oil appears on the top, add red chili powder, coriander powder, pepper powder and turmeric powders. Sauté well. Add beef and required amount of water and mix well. Cover and cook for 30-40 minutes or till done.Remove lid and add fried coconut slices and mix well.Serve hot.