Beef Ball Curry

This is another family favourite at my husband's place. What mom makes is super tasty and when she makes, it is a full 7 litre pressure cooker... We are 18 of us!!! (4*4 +2) and within minutes of serving, it will be all over!!!!

To grind:
Beef uncooked : 1 kg
Onions medium: 2
Ginger: 1 inch
Garlic: 3
Green Chillies:2

To Saute:
Onions: 3 sliced
Ginger: 1 inch chopped
Garlic: 5 chopped
Green Chillies:2 slit
Tomatoes: 2 chopped
Chilly Powder: 1 tbsp (adjust to your tolerance level)
Coriander Powder: 3 tbsp
Turmeric Powder: 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala: 1 tbsp
Curry leaves: 2 sprigs

Coconut Milk thick: 1 cup
Coconut Milk thin: 2 cups
Salt and Oil: as required

In a food processor, grind the to grind ingredients, take it out and make lemon sized balls and keep aside.
In a pressure cooker, heat oil and saute onions, ginger, garlic, green chilles,curry leaves till onions are slightly brown.
Now add all the masala powders and saute till the raw smell is gone.
Mix in the tomatoes, salt and saute till it is all mashed up and oil separates.
Pour the thin coconut milk and when it starts to boil, slowly add the beef balls and close the lid with the weight.
After the first whistle, simmer for 20 minutes.
Open the lid and pour the thick coconut milk and boil again for a minute.
Serve hot with rice or rotis.


  1. This is one of my favorite curry too...
    Well I didn't put weight till December. But during the Christmas season (it happens every year with or without a blog !!) I did. And I still don't know how to reduce it, for this year I have this blog... Thanks a lot Sojo.. for all your inspirations..