A really simple, basic dish, that will people craving more of the tastes and textures that make this such an appetising meal.
You can serve with Rice or Noodles â€“ depending on what you prefer. Try adding prawn Crackers to have as a side.
To Serve 4
3tbsp Vegetable Oil
800g Braising Steak, Cubed
2 Onions, Thinly sliced
2tbsp Thai Red Curry Paste
1tbsp Tamarind Paste or Lime Juice
2tbsp Fish Sauce
850ml Coconut Milk
6 Cardamom Pods, Crushed
1small Pineapple, Peeled and Chopped.
1.Â Â Â Â Â Â Heat the Oil in a flameproof casserole dish, and brown the beef off before setting aside, making sure you keep as much of the juice and Oil in the pan as possible
2.Â Â Â Â Â Â Fry the Onions and cook for five minutes, before setting them aside with the Beef.
3.Â Â Â Â Â Â In the pan, add the Red Curry Paste, and cook gently over a low heat for a minute, then add the Tamarind paste, Fish Sauce, Coconut Milk and Sugar.
4.Â Â Â Â Â Â Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat to simmer.
5.Â Â Â Â Â Â Re-add the Beef and Onions to the dish with the Cardamom Pods, then simmer for sixty to ninety minutes. Stir from time to time, and if it starts to become a bit dry, cover with a lid. Bare in mind that the dish shouldnâ€™t have a lot of liquid with it, but it shouldnâ€™t be very dry.
6.Â Â Â Â Â Â Add the Pineapple and cook for a further five minutes.
7.Â Â Â Â Â Â Check to make sure the dish is dry enough. If it isnâ€™t, add a small amount of water or some extra Coconut Milk.
8.Â Â Â Â Â Â Serve with Rice or Noodles, and Prawn Crackers.
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