Friday, September 22, 2017 | INDONESIAN CULINARY |

Indonesian Beef Stew | Semur Daging


Ingredients :

  • 2 lbs boneless beef chuck, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 potatoes, peeled and cut as desired
  • 4 hard boiled eggs, peeled
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tbs oil
  • 3/4 cup minced shallots
  • 3 salam leaves (Indonesian bay leaves)
  • 2 tbs minced ginger
  • 1 1/2 tsp minced laos (galanggal)
  • 1/2 nutmeg, grated
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 piece of cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp ground cloves
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 4 tbs kecap manis (Indonesian sweet soy sauce)
  • 2 tsp tamarind juice or lemon juice
  • 2 tomatoes, cut in 1/2-inch dice

How To Make :

  1. Heat up the oil and fry the shallots about 3 minute or until it’s translucent.
  2. Add the ginger, nutmeg, star anise, cinnamon, cloves, galanggal and salt.
  3. Add the beef, stir and cook for about 5 minutes or until it’s lost the raw pink color.
  4. Pour in the water, add the kecap manis, tamarind juice and salam leaves, and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer on low for about 1 hour .
  5. Add hard boiled eggs, potatoes and tomatoes. Simmer for 30 minutes or until the beef is tender.
  6. Serve it with with rice.
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