Muslim Beef Curry

Ingredients

thai
750 grams braising beef such as round shin or blade
3 dried red chillies seeded
1 tablespoon coriander seeds
1/2 teaspoon shrimp paste
2 cm piece thai ginger (kha)
1 lemon grass root chopped
4 clv garlic
1 medium onion finely chopped
2 cloves
4 cardamom pods
8 curry teaves or 3 bay leaves
2 tablespoons crunchy peanut butter
2 teaspoons vinegar or tamarind concentrate
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 tablespoon fish sauce

Preparation

1
Cut beef into 2 m cubes.
2
Roast chillies coriander seeds and shrimp paste in a dry wok or non stick pan until they are very aromatic.
3
Grind the roasted seasonings with ginger lemon grass and garlic in a spice grinder food processor or mortar until reduced to a smooth paste.
4
Fry the onion until very well browned push to one side of the pan and fry the seasoning paste for 2 3 minutes.
5
Add the whole spices and curry or bay leaves with 1 tablespoon water.
6
Cook until the liquid has evapourated.
7
Add meat and stir in the seasonings until well coated.
8
Then add the coconut cream peanut butter and 1 1/2 cups water.
9
Cover and cook gently for 1 1/2 1 3/4 hours stirring occasionally.
10
Dissolve vinegar or tamarind in 23 tablespoons of the sauce and stir into the dish check seasonings adding sugar and fish sauce to taste.
11
Cook 5 6 minutes more.
12
Serve hot with rice.
13
Note. Ground Thai or Siamese ginger (kha) can be purchased where Indonesian foods are sold under the name laos powder.
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Yield:

4.0 servings

Added:

Sunday, December 6, 2009 - 2:39am

Creator:

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