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Masak Sepit (Beef A La Sepit)

Cuisine: Thai
Type: Meat
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlCoriander seeds
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlCumin
2 teaspoons 10mlWhite pepper
5   Cloves
1   Inch cinnamon stick
1/2   Inch nutmeg
2 1/2 lbs 1135g / 40ozBeef - cut to 2 x 2 x 1/2"
  Ingredients Ii
1 tablespoon 15mlTurmeric
2   Fresh ginger - minced
1   Fresh galangal
6   Red peppers
10   Shallots
3   Garlic
1   Crashed lemon grass
1   Coconut milk
1 tablespoon 15mlTamarind - soak it in a cup with 3 tbsp water
  Salt to taste
1/2 cup 118mlOil

Recipe Instructions

Now I will write you a recipe which is very special from a part of traditonal food of Jambi ( Sumatra - Indonesia ). They make a kind of this food only for a special event/ceremony. Do you want to taste it ? than enter your kitchen and follow this recipe.

Ingredients I directions: Roast all these ingridients ( except the beef ) without oil in a pan for about 3 minutes ( stir it regularly ).

Grind all the roasted ingridients to powder and add it onto the beef, mix it well. Set a side.


Grind the turmeric, ginger, galangal, peppers, shallots, and garlic to a smooth paste.

Heat oil in a wok and fry the paste, lemon grass; until fragrant. Add the beef (I) together, mix well till there's no more water on it. Add coconut milk, stir it well and cook till the beef soft and tender and the sauce getting thick.

Finally, add tamarind water and cook again for 5 minutes.

Serve garnished with chopped fried shallots.

"Thai Cooking From the Siam Cuisine Restaurant"


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