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Shredded Beef
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Shredded Beef

Shredded beef

Each piece of meat is different. The thickness, water content, fat density, the position of bones etc will affect its cooking time. Fatty cut of beef takes longer time to cook. In this ‘beef thoran’ recipe, we should take only the meat portion without bone. Beef is a red meat. A properly cooked red meat is dark and firm to touch. So cook till the meat is firm.

Here beef pieces are shredded using a mixer. Masala is prepared and is mixed with shredded coconut along with fennel seeds.

Make sure to keep the flame in medium level, so that the prepared masala, coconut and beef gets sync with each other and provides a delicious taste to our taste buds. If you want to try out a variety and easy recipe using beef, here is a simple recipe for you.


  • Beef (cut into small cubes) – 500 g
  • Grated coconut – 1.5 cups
  • Chopped onion – 2
  • Ginger – 1 inch piece
  • Garlic pods – 6
  • Fennel seeds – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Green chillies – 2
  • Dry red chillies – 2
  • Turmeric powder- 1/4 teaspoon + 1/4 teaspoon
  • Kashmiri chilli powder – 2 teaspoon
  • Pepper powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Salt – to taste
  • Curry leaves- 1 sprig
  • Coconut oil – 2 tablespoon

Method of preparation :

  • Cook the beef in a pressure cooker by adding 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • Heat oil in a kadai and add onions and dry red chillies
  • Add 1/2 teaspoon of salt and saute till the onions become translucent
  • Now add chopped ginger and garlic
  • Further add turmeric powder, kashmiri chilli powder and pepper powder
  • Saute them till the raw smell goes off
  • Grind the grated coconut along with fennel seeds and then add it to kadai
  • Crush the beef using mixer grinder and further mix it with the prepared masala
  • Adjust the salt and pepper
  • You can serve it with boiled rice, Chappathi, etc.

This recipe can be used serve for 10 persons.

Preparation time : 30 min

Cooking time : 30 min

Bon appetit. Hope you will enjoy this recipe!

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