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Beef Olathiyathu

This is again another dish my mother in law makes frequently. I just love it and started including in my weekly menu often. It’s a dry dish and goes very well with rice and curd. Check it out!!!!!

Beef Olathiyathu Recipe


  • Beef – 500g (cut into small pieces)
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Small onion – 5
  • Green Chilli – 2
  • Ginger garlic paste – 3 tsp
  • Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Pepper powder – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1/2 Tbsp
  • Garam masala – 1 tsp
  • Sliced coconut pieces (thengakothu) – ½ cup
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Oil
  • Salt

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  • Chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 Tbsp
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Lemon Juice – 1 tsp

(Note: 1 Cup = 250 ml, Vary the amount of chilli as per your spice level)


  1. Mix all ingredients to marinate. Add little water and make it into a good paste.
  2. Add cut beef pieces and mix well.
  3. Pressure cook marinated beef till beef is cooked well.
  4. Open the cooker and if stock is there, cook without putting the lid till beef is almost 80% dry.
  5. Heat oil in a pan and crackle mustard seeds.
  6. Add sliced onion and curry leaves.
  7. When onion becomes soft add ginger garlic paste, green chilli and cook for 2-3 min.
  8. Add coriander powder – 2 tsp, pepper powder – 1 tsp, garam masala – 1 tsp and cook for 2-3 min.
  9. Add coconut pieces and mix well.
  10. Add cooked beef and mix well
  11. Cook in medium flame till beef is completely dry and becomes dark brown in colour. Serve hot.


  • Add little oil in between if you feel beef is sticking to the pan., pub-8807793439541123, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0

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6 thoughts on “Beef Dry: Beef Olathiyathu ( Beef Stir Fry, Kerala Style)

    • Dear Anju,

      Thanks a lot for the feedback 🙂 its one of my favorite too. got it from my mother in law.

      Happy cooking!!!

  1. Again i got a very tasty food. thanks for your recipe. you are giving very accurate quantity of ingredients. i tried some other website also for making dishes but this is the only website where i am getting the proper tasty dishes; all other website dishes were ending in a disaster. thank you so much……….

    • Dear Anuraj,

      Really happy to know that you are liking the recipes and thanks a lot for sharing your feedback. Its really motivating me to post new recipes. Happy Cooking!!!!

      Vimmy 🙂

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