Meat Stew is a type of soup or sweet soup which is well known in Indonesia. The way of meat stew is served is very different in some areas. The sweet taste of the gravy is the hallmark of this meat stew. Semur comes from the Dutch language, Smoor, which means the dish has been slowly boiled with tomatoes and onions. Smoor in Dutch also means braising or a way of cooking by boiling in a long time over low heat until the meat is really tender. Over time, meat stew has become an Indonesian food tradition and are served at various events. Betawi people make stews as part of a tradition that is always served during Eid and weddings. Not only being a Betawi culture, stews also often appear at celebration events in various parts of the archipelago such as Sumatra and Kalimantan, and of course with a taste and appearance which adapted to the local community. Sweet sauce and sugar make the stew brown and sweet. For meat, you can use minced beef. Then you can make it round and stuffed with eggs. Besides the main ingredients (meat and potatoes), this meat stew also consists of various variations in its presentation, such as the addition of tofu, tempeh, eggs, fish, and other ingredients according to the tastes of the people in their respective regions. Added with chopped tomatoes and carrots as a complementary to the meat stew. You can see the recipe for meat stew below.
Cut the boiled egg into 4 pieces as in the photo.
Mix the minced beef with all ingredients, except flour.
Round the beef, then flatten it, add 1 piece of boiled egg as in the photo.
Then shape it round until the eggs are all sealed.
Roll into the flour until blended.
Saute the onions until fragrant.
Put in the carrots and tomatoes, stir until cooked.
Put in the sweet sauce, stir until it boils.
Then add water, beef balls, and other seasonings. Stir until cooked and boil.
Pour the meat stew into a bowl, and it's ready to eat!