Beef Mulakittathu / Beef Mulaku Curry


1/2 kg beef, cleaned into pieces
1 onion, sliced
1 tomato, chopped
2 tbsp shallots, crushed
1 tbsp ginger, crushed
1 tbsp garlic, crushed
3-4 green chillies
2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds
1 sprig curry leaves
salt to taste
2 tbsp oil


  1. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pressure cooker and add fenugreek seeds.
  2. Add sliced onions and saute well till transparent. Add chopped tomato and saute well till soft.
  3. Add crushed shallots, ginger and garlic and saute well.
  4. Add cleaned beef and mix well for a minute.
  5. Add chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt and mix well.
  6. Add 1 cup of boiling water to this and mix well.
  7. Add green chillies and cook covered at high flame for 1 whistle. Then reduce the flame to medium and cook till done.
  8. Once the pressure releases, open the cooker and add curry leaves and mix well.
  9. Serve hot with neer dosa, pathiri , ghee rice, puttu etc..


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