Green Papaya And Beef Curry



Beef with bones – 500 gm

Oil – 2 tbsp

Ginger – 1 tbsp crushed

Garlic – 1 tbsp crushed

Onions – 2 sliced

Green chillies – 4 slit

Curry leaves – 2 sprigs

Tomato – 1 chopped

Coriander powder – 2 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Meat masala – 2 tsp

Chilly powder – 1 1/2 tsp

Pepper powder – 3/4 tsp

Water – 1 cup

Salt – to taste

Green papaya – 1 cup diced

Aniseed powder / Perumjeerakam – 1/2 tsp

Garam masala – 3/4 tsp

Lime juice – 1 tsp



Heat oil in a pressure cooker and fry ginger and garlic.  Add onions, green chillies and curry leaves.  Fry till the onions turn golden brown.  Add the tomatoes and fry for a minute.  Add the spice powders and stir till the aroma comes out.  Now add the beef cubes, water and salt.  Pressure cook till almost done.  Allow it to cool.  Open the lid and add papaya, aniseed powder, garam masala and lime juice.  Mix well and pressure cook for another 5 minutes on a low flame, after the first whistle.  Delicious ‘Green Papaya And  Beef Curry’ is now ready.  Serve it as a side dish along with rice, chapathi, phulka, puttu, appam, idiyappam, idli, dosa or bread.  Enjoy!


1 Comment
  1. Never cooked papaya with a meat, very interesting curry.