Ria Authentic’s Malay Style Red Beef


Ria Authentic’s Malay Style Red Beef
This recipe comes courtesy of Ria Authentic Malaysian restaurant in Western Australia.

With its rich array of flavour and exotic taste, this Malaysian-style dish is bound to spice up your week.

Serves 4-6


2 tbsp of oil

120g Chilli Paste (available from Asian grocers)

2 large brown onions, chopped roughly

50g Galangal, peeled and chopped finely

1.5 tbsp fresh lemongrass, chopped finely

1.5 tbsp garlic, chopped finely

2 tbsp ground coriander seeds

1.25 tbsp ground cumin seeds

1.5 tbsp chilli powder

2-3 fresh kafir lime leaves (de stemmed)

750ml coconut milk

100ml water

Salt and sugar to taste

1.5 kg Diced Steak

1 Heat oil in deep pot

2 Add chilli paste, onions, galangal, lemongrass and garlic and stir regularly on a medium-high heat until onions have lightly caramelised.

3 In a bowl mix ground coriander, cumin and chilli power with a little water to form a paste, before adding to the cooking onion mix.

4 Once the oil starts to rise and mix becomes fragrant add diced steak and mix well.

5 Add coconut milk and water then cover, reducing heat to low.

6 Continue to stir regularly until beef is beautifully tender, then season to taste with salt and sugar.

7 Serve hot with jasmine rice and garnish with a bunch of fresh coriander and sliced chilli.



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