Beef in Balinese sauce
Serve 4 – 8 …
500 g (1 lb) lean beef or beef top round, cut in 1 – in (2 1/2 cm) cubes
2 tbspn oil
1 cup (250 ml) base genep
2 steaks lemongrass, bruised
2 salam leaves
2 kaffir lime milk
1-2 cups coconut milk
2 cups of water
Sea salt to taste
Heat the oil in a wok over medium flame. Throw in the base genep, lemongrass, lime leaves and salam leaves. Push them back and forth confidently for 30 second until fragrant and shiny making sure they don’t burn on the base of the wok.
Add the beef and toss around until sealed or half cooked, this will take at least two minutes.
Add two cups of water and boil until the meat is cooked. Now add the final layer of coconut milk. Bring to the boil, simmer for a minute and then turn off.
Check seasoning and serve topped with fried shallots. Add sea salt to taste.
Serve with steamed rice – Bali Cooking Class