Sunday, February 13, 2011


Classic beef roast varies from region to region. its a hit in most of kerala restaurants as its high on flavour. This goes very well with Kerala parotta, Chapati, rice and bread.

Ingredients :

Beef : 1kg
Shallots : 1Cup, chopped finely / 2onions
Garlic : 5cloves, chopped finely
Ginger : 1inch piece, chopped finely
Green chilies  : 3, sliced 
Coconut Slices : 1/4 cup 
Dried red chili : 3
Chili powder : 1tbsp
Turmeric powder : 1/2tsp
Coriander Powder : 2tbsp
 Pepper corns : 1tsp
Cinnamon :  2inch piece
Cardamom : 4
Cloves : 5
Star anise : 2
Bay leaf  : 1
Garam Masala : 1tsp
Fennel Powder : 1/2tsp
Eastern Meat masala : 1/2tsp
Curry Leaves : 2spring
Coconut Oil : 2tbsp

Method :

1. Heat a skillet/pan and dry roast the cinnamon, cloves, star anise, Pepper corns, bay leaf, chilli powder, coriander powder, fennel powder, garam masala and turmeric powder in the same order.Let it cool and then grind to make a powder. Add enough salt and marinate the beef pieces in this for 1hour.

2.  Pressure cook the beef with 1/4cup of water for 3-4 whistles. Keep aside.

3. Heat oil in a kadai and add coconut slices. When it turns to light brown in color(5minutes) add the dried chillies, curry leaves, shallots, ginger, garlic and green chillies. Saute well till everything turns to golden brown.

4. Now add  cooked beef and combine well. Add eastern masala and continue to saute for 2minutes and close kadai with a tight lid.

5.  Saute till you get a dry , spicy and dark beef roast.


  1. Adipoli beef curry, tempting to veggie like me.

  2. Hey Leena How is your daughter? And Where are you putting up in Bangalore? I'm near Indiranagar....
    The dish looks inviting though I don't eat Beef my hubby loves..

    Hamaree Rasoi

  3. Njan beef kazhukilla..pakshe ithu kandittu kothi varunnuttoo! How is moolu?? my umma to her :)

  4. adipoli..naatile ormaya varunne..


  5. Lena...This looks serikum like the thattukadas beef fry tto. Aa color okke adipoli aytund..Beef kazhikatha enikum polum kanditte kothy varanu llo...

    Thanks so much da for the love and support, as i have told you before, You, tina okke anu ente inspiration, PPP thanne undayathu ningalde okke dedication kanditanu, I love you too...


  6. Hi,thanks for visiting my blog .... I am glad u liked it.... all your recipes reminds me of home and my mom's cooking.... keep it coming....

  7. Perfect beef fry,adipoli aayitundu,really tempting.

  8. paavapetta pillere kothipikkan vendi oro recipe kondu varum,,, ithu shariyalla :'(

  9. great! I dont love beef but the prepration is easy. A doubt... if we dry heat the masalas, wont they stick to the pan and burn... :(

  10. adipoli. What a coincidence Lena,I just had this for lunch :-) An all time fav of my family and I love the color you got

  11. ooh.. just bookmarked this to try.. yum!

  12. You have a stunning blog Lena and a gorgeous collection of recipes!! This beef dry roast looks simply mouthwatering & I am definitely going to try this soon :) thanks for sharing!