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Minced Meat Stir Fry

This dish reminds me of my school days. My mum used to prepare it and give to us almost all days and every one used to just love it. It just vanishes when my lunch box is opened. It’s easy to prepare and is delicious





  • Minced meat – 500g
  • 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 Tbsp
  • Garam masala – 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Oil
  • Salt


To Marinate

  • Chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Lemon Juice – 1 tsp
  • Salt

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  1. Mix all ingredients to marinate. Add little water and make it into a good paste.
  2. Add minced meat and mix well.
  3. Pressure cook marinated meat till its cooked well.
  4. Open the cooker and if stock is there, cook without putting the lid till meat is almost 80% dry.
  5. Heat oil in a pan and splutter 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 chilli, turmeric, corriander, pepper powder and garam masala and mix well
  9. Add cooked meat and salt if required and mix well
  10. Add little oil in between if you feel meat is sticking to the pan.
  11. Cook in medium flame till meat is completely dry and becomes dark brown in colour. Serve hot.
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6 thoughts on “Beef Dry: Minced Meat Stir Fry (Kerala Style)

    • Hi Sue,

      You don’t need to add water with minced meat when pressure cooking. Water will ooze out of meat while cooking in pressure cooker, and that sufficient to cook the meat.

      Vimmy 🙂

    • Dear Ann,

      Thanks for the feedback. Sorry for the late reply as i was on a long vacation. Just started the again the work of blog. Hope you got the answer for the question you had asked 🙂

      Happy Cooking
      Vimmy 🙂

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