Thattukada irachi curry / Beef Curry

thattukada beef curry


1) Beef cut in to small pieces – 1/2 kg

To grind
2) Ginger       – 1 small piece
Garlic       – 10 cloves
Peppercorns – 1/2 tsp
Chilli powder – 1/2 tbsp
Coriander powder -1 tbsp
Turmeric powder    – 1/4 tsp
Fennel seeds         –  1/2 tsp
Cardamom            – 2 nos
Cinnamon              – 1 small piece
Cloves      – 2 nos
Star anise – 1
3) Onion sliced  – 2 nos
Ginger chopped   – a small piece
Green chilli chopped -2 nos
Curry leaves    – 2
Oil     – 2 tbsp
Salt to taste


Grind the ingredients 2. Keep this aside.

Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Saute onion, ginger, green chillies, and curry leaves.  When it turns light brown in colour, add the ground ingredient from above and saute well.  Now add meat, 3/4 cup water, salt as needed. Now close the lid and pressure cook till the meat is cooked. When the meat is cooked, reduce the gravy till it is thick. Serve hot with puttu, idiyappam, chapati.


16 thoughts on “Thattukada irachi curry / Beef Curry”

  1. Beef is the staple food of the majority Kerala youngsters….they just cant live without their daily quota of beef fry with parotta……:D


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