Rendang Beef

Rendang Beef Recipe:

1. Put the beef in a heavy-based pan

2. Stir in all the remaining ingredients

3. Cook the ingredients over low heat for about 1 and 1/4hours while the pan is uncovered and stir constantly until the meat is tender and the gravy is quite thick

4. Increase the heat and stir-fry for about 10minutes or until the oil separates from the gravy

5. Lower the heat and continue stir-frying until the gravy coats the meat in a dark crust

6. Turn the meat into a warmed serving dish and serve hot

List of ingredients required:

(serves 4 people)

1 medium onion, peeled and finely chopped
4 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
2 bay leaves
1 and 1/2 lb (700g) rump beef, trimmed of fat and cut into 50mm squares
1 level tablespoon ground turmeric
450ml coconut milk
25 mm piece fresh root ginger, peeled and chopped
1 tablespoon sambal oelek