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Malabar Beef Mushroom Curry

Malabaris love their beef and their repertoire of beef recipes is extensive. Malabar Beef Mushroom Curry is a particularly delicious example of a beef dish that goes best with rotis or Malabar parathas.


Beef 1 kg
Onions 3
Tomatoes 3
Ginger-garlic paste 2 tbsp
Green chillies 5
Red chilli powder 3 tbsp
Turmeric powder 1 ½ tbsp
Coriander powder 1 ½ tbsp
Mushrooms 1 cup
Curry leaves
Malabar Beef Mushroom Curry

Method of Preparation

Heat oil in a vessel. Add cinnamon and cloves and three sliced onions and stir well. Add 2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste, five sliced green chillies, three chopped tomatoes and tamarind to taste and sauté well. When the masala is fragrant, add 1 kg diced beef, 1 ½ tbsp turmeric powder, 3 tbsp red chilli powder and salt. Add water and cook for 35 minutes.

While the meat is cooking, heat oil in another pan, add curry leaves and mushrooms and cook till the mushrooms shrink and are cooked. Add the mushrooms to the beef and mix. Serve hot.