Tuesday, February 17, 2009

13. Dry Beef In Coconut

Ingredients :

4 tablespoons




700 g

1 tablespoon

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon


vegetable oil

shallots, finely chopped

cloves garlic, finely chopped

fresh red chili, cored, seeded and finely chopped

lean beef, thinly sliced and cut into 1 cm strips

light brown sugar

ground cumin

ground coriander

fresh coconut, grated or 225 g desiccated coconut


squeeze lime juice

Method :

In a wok, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Add shallots, garlic and chili and fry for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until softened but not browned. Add beef, sugar, cumin, coriander, lime juice, salt to taste and 150 ml water. Cover pan tightly and simmer gently for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Uncover pan, stir in coconut until all liquid has been absorbed. Stir in remaining oil and continue stirring until coconut begins to brown.

Serves 6

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