Beef Massaman Curry
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Curry Paste (This is assuming you want to make the paste from scratch. Alternatively use readymade paste)
- 5 dried large red chillies
- 1 tablespoon roasted coriander seeds
- 1 teaspoon roasted cumin seeds
- 2 roasted cloves
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 15 peppercorns
- 1 teaspoon roasted galangal
- 1 tablespoon roasted lemongrass
- 1 roasted chopped coriander root
- 9 fried sliced cloves of garlic
- 7 fried Thai shallots
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1 teaspoon shrimp paste
- 1 kg beef cubed (2.5cmx2.5cm)
- 2 tins of coconut milk
- 2 potatoes (cut into big chunks & boiled)
- 2 onilons (cut into big chunks)
- 4 tablespoons roasted peanuts
- 1 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
- 2-3 tablespoons palm sugar
- 2-3 tablespoons tamarind water
- 9 whole cardamoms
- 3 bay leaves
- Simmer the beef in 1 tin of coconut milk until nearly tender.
- Simmer half of the coconut in the saucepan then add 3 tbs of the curry paste.
- Stir-fry the mixture for 4-5 minutes untilan aroma develops.
- Add the beef, onion, potato, peanuts, bay leaves and cardamom.
- Season with salt, sugar and tamarind water.
- Simmer for further 10 minutes until the sauce has a good medium consistency.
- Serve with rice or good bread.
- I have show the method using home made curry paste. Make sure you pound the curry ingredients with a pestle & mortar. Alternatively you can use ready made curry paste, Nittaya Curry Paste is good.
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