Bones, either be it of chicken or beef or anything, we throw it away. But the people of Idukki have a special item called the ‘Ellucurry’ or the ‘Bone Curry’ to their credit. Today lets try our hands at the Idukki special Beef Bone Curry.
Beef bone (Spine, chest bone) – ½ kg
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Salt – Accordingly
Green chilli – 2 nos
Onion – 2 nos
Ginger – A small piece
Garlic – 5 cloves
Meat masala – 1 tsp
Chilli powder – 1 ½ tsp
Coriander powder -2 tsp
Coconut – Half piece
Coconut oil – 2 tsp
Curry leaves – 2 stalks
Mustard – 1 tsp
Fennel seeds – 1 tsp
Wash and clean the bones. Cut it into small pieces.
Cook the bones in a pressure cooker after adding salt and turmeric powder.
Grate the coconut.
Heat a pan, add oil and splutter the mustard seeds.
Now add chopped onion, green chilli, ginger, garlic and turmeric powder. Sauté well.
To this add meat masala, chilli powder, coriander powder and mix well.
In another pan, add coconut gratings, fennel seeds and chilli powder and fry for some time. Remove from flame and grind in a mixer grinder when it cools.
Add the grinded mixture to the masala and mix well.
Now add the cooked beef bones to the masala mixture and cook for ten minutes after closing the lid.
Remove from flame.
Heat another pan and add oil. Splutter mustard and add curry leaves. Pour it over the curry.
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