Recipe

Beef curry with bamboo shoots

  • 45 mins cooking
  • Serves 8
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Ingredients

Curry paste
  • 5 dried red chillies
  • 1 tablespoon chopped dried galangal
  • 1 tablespoon chopped dried kaffir lime peel
  • 1 cup (250g) water
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 teaspoon lemon rind
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped lemon grass
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh ginger
Beef curry with bamboo shoots
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1.2 kilogram beef rump steak, thinly sliced
  • 400 gram can bamboo shoots, drained, sliced
  • 2 fresh red chillies, chopped
  • 2 fresh green chillies, chopped
  • 2 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 dried kaffir lime leaf
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves

Method

Beef curry with bamboo shoots
  • 1
    To make the curry paste; combine chilli, galangal and peel in bowl, cover with water; cover, stand several hours. Drain peel mixture, reserve 1/2 cup liquid. Blend or process peel mixture, reserved liquid, onion, garlic, rind, lemon grass and ginger until smooth.
  • 2
    Heat oil in large wok, stir-fry steak in batches until browned all over. Return steak to pan. Add 1/4 cup curry paste, stir for 2 minutes.
  • 3
    Add bamboo shoots, chilli, sauce, lime leaf and sugar; stir-fry until steak is tender. Stir in basil.

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