Beef in Spiced and Tangy Gravy Recipe

Beef in Spiced and Tangy Gravy Recipe

In Indonesia, this cuisine is also known locally as daging asam.

Ingredients :

1 kg beef

1 liter coconut milk

2 tablespoons margarine

6 cloves garlic, sliced

10 shallots, sliced finely

1/2 nutmeg

3 cm cinnamon stick

3 cloves

3 cardamoms

250 g potatoes, peeled and cut into 2 cm cubes

1-2 tablespoons tamarind juice

5 carambolas, cut into small pieces


Spices (ground)

1 tablespoon cilantro

1/2 teaspoon cumin

1/2 teaspoon aniseed

1/2 teaspoon pepper

Salt to taste


Method :

Cut the beef into bite-size of 2 cm cubes. Thoroughly mixed the ground spices with the beef and set aside for 30 minutes. Heat a frying pan with the margarine and saute the garlic until golden brown. Add the shallots and fry until soft. Mix in the beef, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon and cardamoms. Stir fry until fragrant before pouring in the coconut milk. When the beef is near tender, add the potatoes, tamarind juice and carambolas. Simmer until the ingredients are cooked and the gravy has thickened. Serve while hot with white rice.


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