Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 45 mins

Indonesian style spice beef. It's delicious as a sandwich filling too!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grind all ingredients together except the red chili to a fine paste.
  2. Grind the red chili separately to a fine paste.
  3. Fry the first part of the ground ingredients with hot oil and 5 pieces of kaffir lime leaves and add salt.
  4. Then, add the ground chili paste with 1/2 tbsp of palm sugar.
  5. Fry all this till fragrant and then add beef cubes or slices.
  6. Once all the beef is coated, add all the milk of 1 coconut.
  7. Cook on low fire for 45 minutes or till it becomes dry and thick.
  8. Remove and serve.
Most Helpful

What a wonderfully flavorful and fragrant dish! I wasn't able to find candlenuts, but I don't think it hurt at all. I LOVED IT!!!!! Thank you so much for such an awesome dish, Kaffir Lime! Made for Fall PAC '08

Harley Quinn September 17, 2008