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Kallu shappu Style Beef Fry | Beef Fry,Kerala Toddy Shop Style

Kallu shappu style beef fry

Kallu shappu Style Beef Fry | Beef Fry,Kerala Toddy Shop Style

Spicy ,Kerala toddy shop style- beef dry fry.
Cooking Time: 40 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Serves: 4 to 5
Recipe source:Marias Menu,you can find the original recipe here.


  1. Beef,cut into small cubes – 1/2 kg
  2. Water – as required
  3. Coconut oil – as required
  4. Curry leaves – 1 handful

For Marination:

  1. Ginger and Garlic ,crushed – 1.5 Tbsp
  2. Shallots,crushed/sliced – 1 cup
  3. Crushed dry red chili- 1 to 1.5 tbsp( or according to taste,i used 1 and 3/4 tbsp )
  4. Coriander powder – 2 tsp
  5. Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  6. Black pepper powder – 1 tsp
  7. Garam masala powder- 1 to 1.5 tsp
  8. Coconut ,sliced- 1 cup
  9. Vinegar – 2 tsp
  10. Salt – to taste


  • In a bowl combine together beef with the ingredients listed under ‘ For Marination’.Keep aside for about 20 to 30 minutes.
  • In a pressure cooker add the marinated beef  along with 1/4 cup water.Cook until beef  turns tender.If there is excess gravy, cook few more minutes, until it turns almost dry.
  • Heat coconut oil in a pan, add curry leaves and fry for few seconds.Add the cooked beef and mix well.
  • Cook over medium-low heat, stirring well in between until it turns dark brown.Add more oil as required.( add 0ne or two pinches of freshly crushed black pepper if desired.).


  • Do not substitute red chili flakes with chili powder, as it may affect the taste.
  • Shallots and curry leaves are essential ingredients for this recipe, so do not skip them.

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