Ingredients

  • Serves 2-4 people
  • 500 g beef gravel

    1 L water

    400 g thick coconut milk

    10 g fried onions

    30 ml cooking oil

     

    Ground spices :

    20 g curly red chili

    50 g big red chili

    35 g shallots

    25 g garlic

    15 g turmeric

    15 g ginger

    4 g nutmeg powder

    7 g coriander

     

    Spices:

    1 pc turmeric leaf, optional

    1 stick lemongrass

    15 g galangal

    5 pcs cardamom pod

    2 kaffir lime leaves

    2 pcs star anise

    5 g cinnamon stick

    30 g tamarind paste, dissolved in 50 ml of water

     

    Seasoning:

    20 g sugar

    4 g salt

    30 g beef stock powder

     

Gulai Tunjang (Beef Gravel Curry)
Recipe Courtesy of
Asian Food Network

Gulai Tunjang (Beef Gravel Curry)

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Gulai Tunjang or beef gravel curry, is a regular fixture in restaurants serving Padang cuisine and it’s always a feast, with smorgasbords of mouth-watering dishes laid out, ready for partaking. Tunjang is a traditional name for beef gravel, and is commonly cooked with the combination of spices and herbs and coconut milk, creating a delicious curry, locally known as gulai.
  • Medium
  • 120 min
  • 60 min
  • 15 min
  • 1 steps
  • 24 Ingredients
  • Medium
  • 1 steps
  • 24 Ingredients
  • 120 min
  • 60 min
  • 15 min

Instructions

  1. Making Beef Gravel Curry

    • Boil the beef gravel for 40 minutes or until tender, then cut according to size preference, and set aside.

    • Puree the ground spices ingredients into a paste.

    • Heat the cooking oil in a pan to medium heat and sauté the paste until fragrant and cooked. Add the other spices and continue sautéing.

    • Next, add the pieces of beef gravel, and stir to cook until the meat changes color.

    • Add the water and thick coconut milk, stir to mix.

    • Finally, add the seasoning and stir to mix. Reduce the heat to low and cook for 1 hour or until the sauce is really thick. Turn off the heat.

    Making Beef Gravel Curry


Plate and Serve!

Prepare a serving bowl, then ladle some of the Gulai Tunjang into the bowl.

Top with fried onions, and serve with rice.

Plate and Serve!
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    Ingredients
    • Serves 2-4 people
    • 500 g beef gravel

      1 L water

      400 g thick coconut milk

      10 g fried onions

      30 ml cooking oil

       

      Ground spices :

      20 g curly red chili

      50 g big red chili

      35 g shallots

      25 g garlic

      15 g turmeric

      15 g ginger

      4 g nutmeg powder

      7 g coriander

       

      Spices:

      1 pc turmeric leaf, optional

      1 stick lemongrass

      15 g galangal

      5 pcs cardamom pod

      2 kaffir lime leaves

      2 pcs star anise

      5 g cinnamon stick

      30 g tamarind paste, dissolved in 50 ml of water

       

      Seasoning:

      20 g sugar

      4 g salt

      30 g beef stock powder

       

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