Beef Ularthiyathu – Quick Method
1 kilo Beef cut into small cubes
2 medium onions sliced
4 tbsp ginger slices
1 pod garlic slices
½ cup fresh coconut pieces
2 tsp chili powder
1 tbsp coriander powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp pepper powder
1 tsp garam masala
2 tsp salt
4-5 tbsp coconut oil
4 small cardamoms
2 -3 small pieces cinnamon
1 tbsp fennel
2-3 green chilies slit into two
1 tsp mustard seeds
Handful curry leaves
In a pressure cooker, add beef, coconut, onion, ginger, 3 tbsp garlic, chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala, pepper powder and salt and mix well.
Cook for 3 whistles. (or however you cook till soft)
Heat oil and add mustard, cinnamon, cardamom and cloves. When it splutters, add fennel and stir.
Add the rest of garlic slices, curry leaves and green chilies. Stir till garlic starts to brown at edges.
Add the cooked beef and mix well.
When the water evaporates completely, reduce the flame to medium and keep stirring once in a while till it becomes dark brown in colour. Check salt.
Initially, the curry will be light brown in colour, but will become dark brown in the end. Fry on non-stick pan preferably to reduce oil.