Large onions, finely sliced and fried until crisp and brown
Cut beef into 5
Place the onion, garlic, ginger, turmeric
and chili powder into a
food processor and process until a paste is formed.
Heat the oil in a deep-sided frying pan, carefully add the spicy
paste (at this stage it will splutter), stir it into the oil, lower the
heat and cook gently for about 10 minutes. If the mixture starts to
burn, add a little water.
When the paste is cooked it should be a golden brown color and have
oil around the edges.
cooked and sizzling, add beef, pepper and lemon grass.
slowly until all juices from the beef have completely evaporated and
meat is brown.
Add water and
salt, cover and simmer until meat is tender, adding more water if
raise heat and cook rapidly until the meat is oily-dry and well coated
with the gravy.
fried onions and serve with white rice.