Beef Fry With Roasted Coconut Masala
Roast beef is a dish of beef which is roasted in an oven. Essentially prepared as a main meal, the leftovers are often used in sandwiches and sometimes are used to make hash.
- 1/2 kg Beef cut into bite sized cubes
- 1.5 - 2 tsp Chilli powder
- 2 - 2.5 tsp Coriander powder
- 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
- 2 medium Onion (chopped)
- 1 - 1.5 tsp each Ginger & garlic (crushed)
- 1 tsp Pepper powder
- Coconut oil
- Curry leaves
To roast and grind
- 1/2 - 3/4 cups Grated coconut
- 1/2 tsp Whole black pepper
- 1/2 tsp Fennel seeds
- 1/4 tsp Fenugreek seeds
- 4 Cardamom
- 5 Cloves
- 1 small piece Cinnamon
- 10 - 12 Small onion
Heat oil in a pan and roast the ingredients listed under 'to roast and grind' till it becomes golden brown in colour. Let it cool. Grind it to a fine powder without adding water.
Marinate the cleaned beef with chilli, coriander, turmeric powder, chopped onion, ginger, garlic,curry leaves and salt. Add ¼ cup water to this and pressure cook till beef is done (refer notes). If there is excess water, cook till it dries completely.
Heat oil in a pan and add the cooked beef, stir for a few mins. Add the ground masala. Add curry leaves and mix well. Cook till the beef is roasted well and the roasted powder starts separating from the beef. Add pepper powder and mix well. Remove from fire and serve hot with rice/parotta.