Category Archives: Beef

Beef Red Curry Masala

800 gms of Beef cut into cubes

1 Onion sliced and chopped into big pieces

2 tsp Kashmiri Chilli Powder

2 tsp Coriander Powder

1 tsp Pepper Powder

1 tsp Cumin Powder

1 Tsp Garam Masala Powder

1.5 tsp salt

Paste of Ginger (2 inches), Garlic (5 cloves), 4 green chillies

3 tomatoes chopped

¾ cup Yoghurt

Few curry leaves

A bunch Coriander leaves chopped


Fry chopped in 3 to 4 tbsp oil. Add the green masala paste and fry for a minute. Add all the powders and salt. Fry for 3 minutes. Add the tomatoes and fry for further 5 minutes. Then add the beef cubes and fry for 10 minutes. Add yoghurt and curry leaves, mix well and add one cup of water. Cook on slow fire for 45 minutes. Add coriander leaves and put off the flame.

Have with bread, chapatti or rice.

Devil Meat (Beef or Lamb)


Devil Meat (Beef or Lamb)

500 Grams Boneless Beef or Lamb(to be cut into small sized cubes and boiled with ½ tsp turmeric,  3 tbsp. vinegar, ½ tsp salt and 1/3 cup water). Pressure Cooked or in a vessel till cooked.


1Big Onion Chopped fine

1 Small Tomato chopped fine

3 Sprigs Curry leaves

200 to 250 Gms Potatoes peeled and cut into small cubes

3 green chillies chopped fine

3 Red  Chilles chopped fine

½ tsp salt (to taste-if required)



Place a pan or vessel on gas or electric stove. Add oil. When hot add curry leaves and fry till rawness goes. Add chopped onions and chopped tomato. Fry well.

Add chopped chillies (green & red) and fry for few minutes. Add the water (boiled meat), cubed potatoes and boiled meat and cook till meat becomes dry. Add salt if required. If there is excess water-do not close lid while cooking potatoes and allow the water to evaporate.

Good for picnic, work lunch, with bread or rotis.

Lamb or Beef Ball Curry


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½ Kg Beef (minced) – can use Mutton or Lamb


For Mince to Make Balls:

3 green chillies

1.5 medium onions

2 inch ginger

A bunch coriander leaves

All above to be minced or chopped fine

Add to the minced meat along with the below ingredients:

½ Tsp Chilli Powder

½ Tsp Pepper Powder

½ Tsp Turmeric Powder

½ Tsp Salt

¼ Tsp Coriander Powder

¼ Tsp Cumin Powder

¼ Tsp Garam Masala Powder

2 Tbsp. Vinegar

1 egg if mince not binding.

Mix all well and make small lime (slightly larger) size balls


½ Coconut

10 seeds Garlic

10 Red Chillies

12 Pepper Corns

2 Tbsp. Coriander Seeds

½ Tsp of Cumin Seeds

½ Tsp Turmeric Powder

Lime sized Tamarind Ball

Other Ingredients:

¼ Kg potatoes (to be boiled and cubed)

3 Tbsp. of Ghee or Clarified Butter

1 Onion (minced)

1 Can (425 ml) of Coconut Milk


Grind the ingredients using some of the thin coconut milk. Keep aside. Also keep aside the masala water from the grinder.

Mix the mince, ingredients and a little of the ground masala and prepare small balls (slightly larger than limes). Keep aside.

Heat a vessel and drop in the Ghee or Clarified Butter. When hot add minced onion. When onion becomes slightly brown add the ground masala. Fry for about 5 minutes. Add masala water and thin coconut milk. Boil for 15 minutes and then add the meat balls one by one. Place the lid and let it cook on slow flame for 30 minutes.

Add boiled potatoes, salt to taste and the thick coconut milk. Mix well and let it cook on slow flame for a further 15 minutes.

Beef Pepper Fry


400 to 500 Grams Boneless Beef (to be cut into small sized cubes and boiled with ½ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp pepper powder, 3 tbsp. vinegar, ½ tsp salt and 1/3 cup water). Pressure Cooked or in a vessel till cooked.


1.5 Onion Chopped fine

1 Big Tomato chopped fine

Ginger & Garlic paste (8 cloves garlic & 3 inches ginger)

2 Sprigs Curry leaves

1 bunch coriander leaves – chopped

½ tsp turmeric,

2 tsp Pepper Powder

1 tsp garam masala powder (spice powder)

½ tsp salt



Place a pan on gas or electric stove. Add oil. When hot add the boiled meat and fry till brown (not fully fried). Add curry leaves and fry 30 seconds. Remove the beef and curry leaves from the pan and place aside. Add ginger & garlic paste and fry for 30 seconds. Add chopped onions and ½ tsp salt and fry till slightly brown.

Add turmeric powder and mix well. Then pepper powder and the stock (little by little) and fry well. Add chopped tomatoes and fry well. Add the fried beef and curry leaves. Mix well till the beef is well coated with the masala. Add garam masala powder and salt to taste and fry till dry. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and mix well. Remove from stove.

Beef Pepper Fry!

Beef Sukka (Mangalorean)

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Beef Sukka (Mangalorean)

1 Kg Beef (boneless) – can use Mutton or Lamb


12 Dry Red Chillies

4 Seeds Garlic

½ tsp Cumin seeds

¾ tsp Turmeric Powder

Small Ball Tamarind

12  pepper corns

Two sticks cinnamon

5 cloves

All the above ingredients to be ground fine in water.

1 Onion Chopped

15 Curry Leaves

1/3 to 1/2 scraped Coconut

A little garam masala (1/2  tsp)

Vinegar ( 1 to 2 tbls)

Salt (1.5 tsp) to taste

Chopped coriander leaves few stalks.


Cut the beef into small pieces and boil the meat with a little salt, 1 tsp pepper powder, ½ tsp turmeric powder.

Grind and remove the masala and reserve the masala water.

Heat a tablespoon oil in a pan and fry 4 tablespoons of the ground masala. Add the scraped coconut and fry till you get the fried coconut aroma. Remove the coconut.

Heat two tablespoons oil and fry the chopped onion. When brown add the curry leaves and fry for a minute. Add the ground masala and fry till dry. Add the masala water and again fry till nearly dry. Now add boiled beef pieces and fry till they are coated with the masala. Now add the boiled meat water, vinegar and allow to cook till the meat is nearly dry.

Check for salt and vinegar- add if required. Add the fried scraped coconut and mix well. Add garam masala and finally add chopped coriander leaves. Mix and remove from flame.

Beef Cutlets

Meat Cutlets(1)

1 Kg Beef (boneless) – can use Mutton or Lamb


9  green chillies

6 medium onions

3 inch ginger

A few sprigs mint

A bunch coriander leaves

½ Kg medium potatoes (boiled)

2 Eggs

1 tsp pepper powder

A little garam masala (1/2  tsp)

Bread slices 2 to 3  (dipped in water in which meat was boiled and then water to be squeezed out)

Vinegar ( 1 to 2 tbls)

Salt (1.5 tsp) to taste

Breadcrumbs or white of egg ( beaten well )

Oil for frying


Boil the meat. Mince the meat, onions, potatoes, green chillies, ginger, mint, coriander leaves. Add eggs, pepper powder, garam masala, salt, bread slices, vinegar.

Mix well and make lemon sized balls. Form the cutlets and then either roll in breadcrumbs or apply white of egg and then shallow fry the cutlets. When brown (don’t fry on high heat) remove them onto paper towels.