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Beef Curry

Beef Curry is a good food to try if you travel to Myanmar.


  • Myanmar cuisine2 1/2 pounds of beef
  • 1 ½ tablespoons of fish sauce
  • 1/3 teaspoon of turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon of vinegar
  • 3 teaspoons of dried garlic chips
  • 1 ½ cups onions. to be chopped finely
  • 1 teaspoon of chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons of ginger powder
  • 3/4 cup oil (less if beef is fatty)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 2 or 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 5 cloves
  • 5 peppercorns

How to cook

Cut meat in 2-inch cubes. Rub well with fish sauce, turmeric, and vinegar. Leave overnight (if cool) or a few hours. Soak garlic chips in 2 teaspoons water. Rub beef with garlic, onion, chili, ginger, oil, and mix well. Add water just to cover.

Cover tightly and cook over slowest fire. When first water is gone, add small amounts as needed till meat is tender. When tender, correct for salt. Put in bay leaves, cinnamon, cloves, peppercorns; cook slowly, stirring till oil on top is clear. This recipe can be used for cheaper cuts cooked in a crock pot.