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Beef Ularthiyathu

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Beef cooked with spices and then stir-fried with coconut slices and curry leaves. This Kerala style beef fry / Beef Ularthiyathu is an easy and delicious appetizer or a great side-dish with rice.

  • beef. 1/2 Kilogram.


  • Shallots / Small onion. 1 Cup.


  • ginger (Crushed) 1 Tablespoons.


  • garlic (Crushed) 1 Tablespoons.


  • Dried Red Chilly


  • turmeric Powder. 1/2 Teaspoons


  • coriander Powder. 2 Teaspoons



  • pepper Powder. 1 Teaspoon.


  • Crush dried red chilli. Cut beef into 1.5" cube pieces. Marinate cleaned beef pieces with ingredients listed under marination. Keep it aside for 30 minutes.


  • Add 2 tbsp of water to this and pressure cook till the beef is done. Usually it would be done in 2 whistles. ** Don't overcook.


  • If there is excess water, cook till the water has almost dried up.


  • Heat oil in a pan and fry coconut pieces until it becomes golden brown color. Keep it aside.


  • Heat oil in a pan, add lots of curry leaves and fry it.


  • Add cooked beef and fried coconut pieces to it.


  • Stir it well. Cook on low flame for around 15 - 20 minutes. If required, add oil in between. Stir it until it becomes black in color.