Pazhampori + Beef Curry

Ingredients for Pazhampori + Beef Curry:

For Pazhampori:

1. Kerala banana (Ethapazham) – 3

2. Maida – 1 cup

    Rice flour – 2 big spoons

    Sugar – 1 big spoon

    Turmeric powder – A pinch

    Water, salt – As required

3. Coconut oil – For frying

For Beef Curry:

4. Beef – 1 kg

5. Shallots – 6, chopped

    Garlic – 8 cloves, chopped

    Ginger – 1-inch piece chopped

    Coriander powder – 1 big spoon

    Chilli powder – 1 big spoon

    Turmeric powder – ½ small spoon

    Pepper powder – 1 small spoon

    Garam masala powder – 1 small spoon

    Vinegar – 1 big spoon

    Green chillies – 2, chopped

    Salt – For taste

6. Coconut oil – As required

7. Onions – 2, chopped

    Curry leaves – 2 stalks

8. Ginger-garlic paste – 1 big spoon

9. Chilli powder – 1.5 small spoon

    Turmeric powder, garam masala powder, fennel powder – ½ small spoon each

10. Tomato – 1, chopped

11. Mustard – ½ small spoon

12. Shallots – 3, chopped

      Red chillies – 2, split into two

      Curry leaves – A stalk

How to prepare Pazhampori + Beef Curry?

1. Remove the skin of banana and slice thin into lengthy pieces.

2. In a big pot, mix together ingredients no: 2 to prepare the batter.

3. Batter should not be too loose.

4. Dip banana pieces in batter and deep fry in hot oil.

5. Clean beef and cut into medium sized pieces.

6. Marinate beef pieces using ingredients no: 5 and allow it to rest for half an hour.

7. Transfer the contents to a pressure cooker and cook it well.

8. Heat oil in a pan and sauté onions and curry leaves.

9. Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté again.

10. Add ingredients no: 9 and sauté it, followed by tomatoes.

11. When tomatoes are well cooked and smashed well, add beef along with its stock and mix well.

12. Allow the contents to boil. When it turns thick, put off from the flame.

13. Heat a little oil and sputter mustard seeds.

14. Add shallots, red chillies and curry leaves to it and temper.

15. Add this oil to beef curry.

16. Dip Pazhampori in beef and can serve with a cup of hot tea.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine February 15-28, 2018

You can read a few more beef side dish recipes here. Click on the images in the gallery to read.

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