DALCA (CURRIED MIXED VEGETABLES)

 

  • Cooking Time:
  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time:

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp yellow lentils, boiled
  • 100 g stewing beef, sliced thinly
  • 1/2 stick carrot, cut into 3 cm strips
  • 3-5 long green beans, cut into 3 cm lenth
  • 1/2 potato, cubed
  • 4 cloves red shallots or 2 shallots, sliced thinly
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced thinly
  • 2 cm ginger, sliced thinly
  • 2 tbsp curry powder
  • 150-200 ml coconut milk
  • 50-100 ml water
  • A pinch of tamarind pulp (use 2 tbsp tamarind juice as an alternative)
  • 2-3 tbsp oil
  • 1 cinammon stick
  • 1 cardamom
  • 4 cloves
  • 1 star anise
  • Salt to taste

Directions

  • In a pot, heat the oil and fry the shallots, garlic and ginger with the spices until soft.
  • Dissolve the tamarind in a little water and discard the pulp.
  • Pour in the coconut milk, water and tamarind water.
  • Add the beef, potato, carrot, long beans, lentil and curry powder and stir. Let boil.
  • Reduce heat, cover the pot and let it simmer until the potato softens.
  • Add salt to taste.

Notes

This is to be eaten with nasi minyak. Omit the beef for a vegetarian option. Serves 2.

Categories: Asian 

Weekly Recipes and Cookbook Contests!

Need Inspiration? Click Here→Thank
You
Never Miss a Recipe! Sign Up For Our Emails!