Rendang daging (beef rendang)
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Rendang daging (beef rendang)

Yasmin Othman's aromatic, spiced dry curry is slow-cooked until the meat is tender

    • Serves6
    • CourseMain meal
    • Prepare20 mins
    • Cook2 hrs
    • Total time2 hrs 20 mins

    Ingredients

    • 4 tsp Vegetable oil
    • 2 stalks lemongrass, trimmed and bruised
    • piece cinnamon stick
    • 1 star anise
    • 5 cardamom pods
    • 5 whole cloves
    • 400ml can coconut milk
    • 1kg braising steak, cut into 3-4cm cubes
    • 50g Whitworths Desiccated Coconut
    • 160ml can coconut cream
    • 3 fresh makrut lime leaves, torn, plus extra finely shredded, to serve
    • 2 tbsp Cooks’ Ingredients palm sugar
    • 2 tbsp Cooks’ Ingredients Tamarind Paste

    For the dry spice mix

    • tbsp coriander seeds
    • tsp cumin seeds
    • tsp fennel seeds

    For the spice paste

    • 10 small-medium shallots, roughly chopped
    • 6 cloves garlic
    • 30g piece ginger, peeled and roughly chopped
    • 25g turmeric root, peeled and roughly chopped
    • 2 tsp galangal paste
    • 10 Cooks’ Ingredients Dried Kashmiri Chillies, deseeded, soaked in hot water
    • 5 lemongrass stalks, trimmed, woody outer layers discarded, finely chopped