Beef rendang style (braised with coconut milk)
Originaly from Sumatra, beef rendang is one of the best braised beef dishes of all time!
IngredientsRecipe for 4 persons
Rendang spice mix
Rendang aromatic ingredients
White curry paste
Preparation time: 60 min
- Rendang spice mix
Combine all the spices and roast for 3-5 minutes then blend in a spice grinder or coffee grinder. Set aside.
- Beef Rendang
In a large stock pot with a drizzle of vegetable oil, sweat the white curry paste and spice mix for 3-5 minutes. Add the aromatic ingredients and cook for another minute. Deglaze with the coconut milk and beef broth. Add the beef cubes, bring back to a boil and then transfer to the oven at 300F for 3-5 hours or until the beef is falling apart.
- Plating and garnishes
Slice the green onions diagonally and finely slice the cillantro.
In a bowl, make a bed of rice and then top with the rendang beef. Finish by sprinkling with green onion, cillantro and fried onions.
Salam leaves are the Indonesian equivalent of Bay leaves, if you cannot find Salam leaves, feel free to replace with Bay leaves.