How to Cook Smoked Beef in Spicy Turmeric Coconut Milk

Known as "daging salai masak lemak cili api", it is a dish that is sooo full of flavor yet so easy to make..its a traditional malay dish which is eaten with warm rice.

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How to Cook Smoked Beef in Spicy Turmeric Coconut Milk Recipe
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Prepare ingredients; soak belimbing buluh in water, boil eggs, cut the smoked beef thinly. Chilli: 0-1-mild; 3-5-moderate, 7-10-super hot!

Prepare ingredients; soak belimbing buluh in water, boil eggs, cut the smoked beef thinly. Chilli: 0-1-mild; 3-5-moderate, 7-10-super hot!

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This is belimbing buluh, a native cooking ingredient, super sour like a pickle. If soaked, can also act as a vege while simultaneously act as a souring agent. Lit trans: bamboo starfruit

This is belimbing buluh, a native cooking ingredient, super sour like a pickle. If soaked, can also act as a vege while simultaneously act as a souring agent. Lit trans: bamboo starfruit

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The smoked beef. However this dish can be cooked with the usual beef/chicken/lamb/venison

The smoked beef. However this dish can be cooked with the usual beef/chicken/lamb/venison

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We used instant coconut milk, u can use the real one, it'll be the thick milky juice extract from the flesh of 1/2 coconut flesh (use the hard one, soft is a nono..thats from young coconut)

We used instant coconut milk, u can use the real one, it'll be the thick milky juice extract from the flesh of 1/2 coconut flesh (use the hard one, soft is a nono..thats from young coconut)

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Add the turmeric powder, chili, onion n galangal with about 1liter water (d pic is a lil too much water) (oh btw we didn't put galangal, still so good). Blend til smooth

Add the turmeric powder, chili, onion n galangal with about 1liter water (d pic is a lil too much water) (oh btw we didn't put galangal, still so good). Blend til smooth

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Pour into the pot and start a slow fire. Skim off the froth at the top

Pour into the pot and start a slow fire. Skim off the froth at the top

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Smash a lemongrass with the back of a chopper n put into the gravy mixture

Smash a lemongrass with the back of a chopper n put into the gravy mixture

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Add in your meat, belimbing buluh in. U can sub with 2 calamansi lime juice or 1/4 lemon juice. If u want to add vege, zuchinni will be good. Simmer for 7-10mins. Add about 1-2tsp salt to taste

Add in your meat, belimbing buluh in. U can sub with 2 calamansi lime juice or 1/4 lemon juice. If u want to add vege, zuchinni will be good. Simmer for 7-10mins. Add about 1-2tsp salt to taste

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Carve surface of eggs so that the flavor will penetrate deep..so yummy! Add to the gravy

Carve surface of eggs so that the flavor will penetrate deep..so yummy! Add to the gravy

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Add the coconut milk/cream and stir well. Simmer another 3-5mins at low fire. Close fire when gentle bubbles appear.

Add the coconut milk/cream and stir well. Simmer another 3-5mins at low fire. Close fire when gentle bubbles appear.

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End result.Depending on the region, this dish can taste differently. So whats the taste? A balanced sourish savory creamy yet spicy (if add chillies). Must eat with rice.

End result.Depending on the region, this dish can taste differently. So whats the taste? A balanced sourish savory creamy yet spicy (if add chillies). Must eat with rice.

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