Beef Ularthiyathu is a traditional Kerala style beef roast prepared by slow roasting tender chunks of beef in aromatic spices, coconut slices, and curry leaves.
- 1/2kg Beef, cut into bite-sized chunks
To Cook the Meat:
- 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder,
- 1.5tbsp Kashmiri red chilli powder
- 1/2 tbsp Chili powder
- 1/2 tbsp Pepper powder
- 1/2 tbsp Garam masala powder
- Salt, to taste
- 1/4 to 1/2 cup Water
Second batch of ingredients:
- 1/8 cup oil
- 2 Onion, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup shallots, sliced in roundels
- 5–6 cloves of Garlic, finely chopped
- 2 tbsp Ginger, finely chopped
- 3–4 sprigs of Curry leaves,
- 1/4 cup Coconut bits
- Wash and clean the meat.
- In a pressure cooker, add the chopped meat along with the ingredients mentioned above-turmeric, chili, Kashmiri chili, pepper, and garam masala.
- Add salt and only a quarter to half cup water.
- Cook for about four to five whistles. Remove and let it cool down.
- n a deep pan or kadhai, add oil.
- Fry separately the finely chopped onion, shallots, ginger, garlic, coconut bits, and curry leaves. Remove.
- Add the cooked meat and water from the pressure cooker and cook until dry.
- Add the fried ingredients and mix well.
- Garnish with a fried curry leaves and bits of coconut and serve hot with Kerala Porotta or rice.
Since this recipe calls for frying the meat (almost) to a T, the dish can be consumed within 3-4 days.
- Category: Appetizer/Side-dish
- Cuisine: Kerala