Heat 1 teaspoons oil on medium heat add garlic, let brown, then add onions, clarified butter, bay leaf, ground pepper, cayenne, salt. Saute for 3 minutes or until onions are transparent. Dissolve sugar in water then pour in the pan. Simmer then add tomato paste. Mix until well combined. Set aside to let it cool then add to meat. Marinade overnight.
Next Day: Scrape sauce off meat.
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in pan.
Cook until brown on both sides.
Pour 1/2 cup of sauce.
Cover pan. At this point you can choose to:
Simmer on stovetop until meat is fork tender or
Transfer to a slow cooker.
Heat to boil the remaining marinade (you can use the microwave) then pour over meat if more sauce is desired. Adjust seasoning to suit your taste.
TIP: Add enough water to prevent sauce from scorching. Enjoy!