A sauce (sometimes known as a Master Sauce) is the result of cooking meat in an infusion of soya sauces, sugar and a selection of spices. This sauce can be uses to flavour many dishes, especially noodle dishes and vegetables. Here is a family recipe (many families hand the recipe down from generation to generation) … Continued
Tamarind is the pulp from the pods of the Tamarind tree. It has a sweet, sour, fruity aroma and taste and is used as a souring agent in curries and sambals. Interestingly it is a vital ingredient in the making of Worcestershire sauce. With this recipe the use of extra chillies is optional.
Serve this hearty stew with a twist with rice or bread. The star anise and cinnamon (use whole spices) give it a light spicy flavour. As an alternative, replace beef with pork or chicken.
Note: this curry goes perfectly with roti canai or served with fluffy jasmine rice.