Sunday, November 22, 2009


Kerala Beef Curry  is probably the most popular meat dish in India's southern state of Kerala, can be served with dosa, idli, paratha, naan or rice. It's spicy, can be substituted with lamb if you like.

Kerala Beef Curry

1 kg beef/lamb cut and cleaned
3 big onion chopped
2 tomatoes sliced
3 teaspoons coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
2 sticks cinnamon
1 in ginger pounded
10 garlic pounded
4 green chillies slit
2 teaspoons chilli powder
1 teaspoon garam masala
1 teaspoon fennel whole
4 cloves
3 bay leaves
curry leaves
oil, coriander leaves


1. Heat oil, fry fennel, clove, cinnamon and bay leaves until fragrant.

2. Add onion, green chilli and curry leaves fry until onion turns slightly brown.

3. Now add ginger, garlic and tomato, cook until soft.

4. Add in chilli powder, coriander, turmeric, garam masala, salt and mutton, cook for 5 minutes.

5. In the mutton pot, add 3-4 cups water, cover pot and cook until beef is soft. Stir occasionally to avoid sticking to the bottom of the pan.

6. Adjust salt and water,add if required.

7. Sprinkle with coriander leaves before serving.

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tinyskillet said...

What a wonderful recipe! I can see why it's a favorite dish! I'll be it tastes wonderful with all the flavors.

Thanks for linking it to Tailgating Time!

I'll be back to check out more of your recipes!

Treat and Trick said...

Lyndsey...Thanks for hosting, love to see you again soon...

Inspired2cook said...

Yumm...I love Indian food!

Amy said...

Your Beef Curry looks yummy! So perfect for the cold weather.