600 g lean beef slice thick
1 cup grated coconut(roasted and ground)
4 cups coconut milk
2 kaffir lime leaves
1 turmeric leaf
1 tsp tamarind add 1/2 cup water to obtain the juice
salt and sugar to taste
TO BE GROUND
2 stalks lemon grass
1 in ginger
1 in galangal
2 cloves garlic
15-20 dried chillies (wash and drain)
Stir the ground ingredients and beef in a pot,cook over small fire for 15 minutes. Then add salt, lime leaves,turmeric leaf and ground coconut. Add coconut milk and simmer until the meat is tender. Stir occasionally until dry for 45 minutes. Lastly add tamarind juice and sugar. Stir well.
* Use non stick pot for this dish to avoid sticking to the bottom.
* You can use ready made coconut cream but must add water to dilute.
* For more kick bird's chili can be added.