Brown Stew (made with beef and no coconut milk)

This is a different version of the Kerala stew made with coconut milk. This has beef, no coconut milk and tastes amazing with white Bread. 

Beef: 1/4 kg
Oil: 2 tbsp
Mustard: 1/2 tsp
Onion: 1 sliced thin
Ginger: 2 tsp minced
Garlic: 1 tsp minced
Green Chillies: 4
Curry Leaf; 2 sprigs
Beef Stock: 1 cup
Maida: 1 tbsp
Pepper: 1 tbsp
Water and Salt: as needed

Cook the beef with pepper and salt in a pressure cooker with a little water.  Keep the beef and stock separately.
Heat oil,  splutter mustard and curry leaves.
Saute, onion, ginger, garlic and green chillies till slightly brown.
In the pan itself, move the onions to one side, add maida and let it brown slightly. Make sure it doesnt burn.
Add the beef stock and required water and let it come to a boil.
Take off stove and serve warm with bread.


  1. Brown stew, thats looks fabulous and sounds delicious.

  2. I enjoyed reading the list of ingredients but because we don't eat beef, I am assuming I can use lamb for the same wonderful outcome.