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Kerala Beef Curry

Kerala Beef Curry:

Preparation time : 10 mins. Cook: 20mins( using a pressure cooker). Slow cooking 30 mins.
Serve : 4
Beef with marinating ingredients.
1. Beef cut into cubes – 1 K.g
2. Black pepper crushed – 1 tsp.
3. Ginger and garlic crushed – 1 tsp.
4. Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp.
5. Sea salt
6. Kashmiri chilli powder- ½ tsp or chilli powder- ¼ tsp.
7. Vinegar or lime juice – ½ tsp.
8. Garam Masala – ½ tsp
Marinate and keep aside for 10 mins. Taste better if you can keep this for few hours.

1. Red onion – 2 medium finely chopped
2. Shallots – 4nos finely chopped.
3. Garlic cloves chopped – 2
4. Cardamom pod – 2
5. Clove – 1
6. Fennel seed – ½ tsp
7. Cinnamon – 1 small stick.
8. Bay leaf (fresh or dry ) - 1
9. Fresh ginger root chopped – 1 tsp
10. Coconut flesh chopped – 2 tsp.
11. Tomato chopped – 1
12. Green chilli chopped – 3 ( remove the seeds if you don’t want too much heat)
13. Garam masala – 1 ½ tsp.
14. Pepper powder – ½ tsp
15. Oil – 2-3 tsp.
16. Curry leaves few
17. Beef stock – 1 cup (optional)


Onam greetings to all

We are the champions

We are the champions, a photo by {deepapraveen very busy with work..back soon on Flickr.

We are the champions.

Me writing about a musical album?May be bit weird, but dears this is a space we share about our passions right? So please do excuse me this time, let me express my beyond the time love for this ballad “we are the champions".

Many seasons back a nun and a teacher found out a school kid with her fellow shivering friends hiding behind a chemistry lab. The kids were so scared, they were about to perform a skit, but they were the only ones from a poor local school, without those colourful costumes and a professional trainer. They don’t have a proper script neatly typed either. They came in a local bus while all others have their own school bus with big colourful banners. Their uniforms were dull, different and pathetic in their appearance.  The kids felt as aliens so they decided to hide and not to participate in the art festival. 

But if you are a convent school product, you kne…