This rich dish is extremely popular in Kerala where the resident Christian community eat beef (unlike the majority Hindu population in the rest of India). It's served here with coconut chutney, a simple tomato curry called thakkali, green vegetable sambar and rice topped with a spice blend known as podi powder, which contains toasted seeds, lentils and coconut along with the spices.
This rich dish is extremely popular in Kerala where the resident Christian community eat beef (unlike the majority Hindu population in the rest of India). It’s also known as beef ularthiyathu - which translates as ‘dry preparation’ in reference to the curry being cooked until all of the liquid has evaporated and the meat is tender. It's served here with coconut chutney, a simple tomato curry called thakkali, green vegetable sambar and rice topped with a spice blend known as podi powder, which contains toasted seeds, lentils and coconut along with the spices.
1 hr 50 mins
Thakkali Curry Spices: coriander, cumin, chilli, turmeric, fenugreek leaf, cinnamon, curry leaf, brown MUSTARD, nigella Curry Ground Spices: Kashmiri chilli, black pepper, cumin, coriander, turmeric, green chilli, black cardamon, green cardamon, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, mace, bay, nutmeg, chilli Curry Whole Spices: cinnamon, star anise, Kashmiri chilli, brown MUSTARD, curry leaf Coconut Chutney Spices: fenugreek, ginger, green chilli, turmeric, garlic Sambar Tempering Spices: cumin, brown MUSTARD, asafoetida, chilli Podi Powder Spices: Kashmiri chilli, amchur, coriander, poppy, cumin, black pepper, cloves, fenugreek, cassia, SESAME, red lentils Sambar Ground Spices: turmeric, cinnamon, black pepper, fenugreek, cumin, coriander
May contain traces of celery. Allergens are listed in CAPITALS
800g diced beef
4 cloves of garlic
1-2 green chillies (optional)
25g bunch of coriander
250g mixture of green veg (eg peas, green beans, sprouts etc)
300g cherry tomatoes
200ml full fat coconut milk
55g desiccated coconut
100g red lentils
1 tsp sugar
Rice to serve
Product Rating (2):
Great collection of tastes, particularly loved the coconut chutney.
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