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Empal gepuk is a traditional Indonesian dish made from beef mixed with coconut milk and various spices. Here's a recipe for Empal Gepuk that is very easy to make for anyone.
Easy to cook and delicious Empal Gepuk.
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Empal gepuk is a traditional Indonesian dish made from beef mixed with coconut milk and various spices. This dish is usually served with rice and various other side dishes. Empal is often made from beef, but can also be made from chicken or lamb. There are many different recipes for empal, but the most common ingredients are garlic, ginger, coriander, cumin, turmeric, chili, and salt. The meat is usually cooked in a coconut milk-based sauce, which gives this dish a rich and creamy taste. Empal is a popular dish among Indonesians of all ages and is often served on special occasions such as weddings and religious festivals. This dish is also a favorite choice for street vendors because it is easy to make and affordable. Here's a recipe for Empal Gepuk that is very easy to make for anyone.

YIELDS2 servings
TOTAL TIME60 minutes

Ingredients

  • 250g beef
  • 350 ml coconut milk
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 lime leaves
  • 1 lemongrass
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar

Mashed Ingredients

  • 3 garlic
  • 6 shallots
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • ½ tsp cooked shrimp paste

Steps

1

Blend all the mashed ingredients, and put them in a bowl.

Step 1 of cooking Empal Gepuk.
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2

Put the blended ingredients, coconut milk, bay leaves, lime leaves, lemongrass, salt, and sugar into a saucepan, then bring to a boil.

Step 2 of cooking Empal Gepuk.
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3

Add beef, and cook it over medium heat until the meat is tender. Take out the meat and let it rest for a while.

Step 3 of cooking Empal Gepuk.
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4

Cut the beef into thin strips about 1 cm thick.

Step 4 of cooking Empal Gepuk.
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5

Bring the remaining coconut milk to a boil, then add the beef pieces. Ensure the taste is good, and cook until the liquid thickens.

Step 5 of cooking Empal Gepuk.
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6

Heat the oil for frying, add the pieces of meat, then fry briefly for about 2-3 minutes.

Step 6 of cooking Empal Gepuk.
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7

Serve Empal Gepuk with fresh vegetables and can be eaten with warm rice too.

Step 7 of cooking Empal Gepuk.
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