Thattukada irachi curry/Kerala street shop beef curry/ Nadan 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/Kerala street shop beef curry/ Nadan 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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