Recipe for Beef Minced Bamboo Shoot Curry, Authentic Indonesian Cuisine

you know bamboo shoots..? In Indonesia, it can be processed into an appetizing dish, you know. the taste is unique and interesting, for sure you will
Beef minced bamboo shoots

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As usual, we are here to provide inspiration about anything, but this time we will talk about unique cuisine originating from Indonesia, which is rich in various food ingredients, which of course are taken from nature.
For those of you who are adventurous and like new things, of course you must know about the ingredients and the menu for this dish.

bamboo tree

Who doesn't know bamboo trees, everyone knows what bamboo is.
Bamboo is a type of herbaceous plant, grows like a woody tree, its trunk is in the form of a hollow reed. Bamboo trees have branches of twigs and reed leaves that stand out, when bamboo is harvested, bamboo will grow back quickly without disturbing the ecosystem.
But did you know that bamboo can be used as an ingredient for cooking.

Bamboo shoots are young shoots or saplings that grow from bamboo roots. Residents of Indonesia and Asia generally use bamboo shoots as food. Bamboo shoots are one of the vegetables that many people like because of their crunchy texture and sweet taste and distinctive aroma.

In various regions in Indonesia, bamboo shoots are usually processed as a filling for spring rolls, a typical food of Semarang, and are also often used as raw materials for typical Central Javanese dishes, such as vegetable lodeh.

In Indonesia too, bamboo shoots can be used for various kinds of processed food ingredients made from bamboo shoots such as bamboo shoot flour which has a high starch content, bamboo shoot vinegar, bamboo shoot chips, frozen bamboo shoots, and pickled bamboo shoots.

bamboo shoots

In Java, dried bamboo shoots are known as "klingking". Before cooking, the dried bamboo shoots are washed and boiled first. These bamboo shoots are cooked with coconut milk and have a crunchy texture similar to chicken.

Bamboo shoots contain carbohydrates, protein, and twelve essential amino acids that are needed by the body. Regular consumption of bamboo shoots is one of the preventive measures to prevent various types of diseases, including cancer.

This time we will process bamboo shoots into a dish that hopefully is suitable for the tongue of people in various parts of the world,
we will cook a menu of minced beef bamboo shoots curry.
one of the most favorite processed bamboo shoots in Indonesia.

Beef minced bamboo shoots,
  • 500 gr young bamboo shoots
  • 400 gr chopped fresh beef
  • 1000 ml coconut milk
  • Enough water to press the chopped
  • Salt and flavoring

Slice Material:
  • 10 shallots
  • 5 garlic
  • 2 tomatoes

Ground spices :
  • 1 tablespoon coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder / 15 pieces of red chili
  • 5 roasted hazelnuts
  • 2 segments of galangal
  • 1 piece of ginger
  • 1 segment of turmeric

Supplementary material:
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 lime leaves
  • 1 lemongrass stalk

How to cook:
  1. Clean the beef mince. Give enough water, add 2 bay leaves then press until soft, about 15 minutes
  2. Then, the sliced ​​onion and garlic are stir-fried until wilted, add the complementary ingredients. Stir until fragrant then add the smooth ingredients. Saute again until fragrant.
  3. Then add the ground beef that has been soft. Fry for a while then add the coconut milk. Ouch until hot.
  4. Enter the bamboo shoots that have been washed clean. Stir not to break the coconut milk.
  5. After boiling, taste the taste.
  6. Add salt and seasoning if you like.
  7. Then add the sliced ​​tomatoes.
  8. The bamboo shoots curry is cooked and ready to eat.
  9. Enjoy.

Such is the uniqueness of Indonesian cuisine, starting from the uniqueness of food ingredients taken directly from Indonesian nature which is rich in culinary inspiration.
No need to worry about your health, all of these dishes, created from natural food ingredients, are certainly not mixed with chemicals that can harm the body.

That's enough for now,
tomorrow we will meet again with the various uniqueness of the archipelago.