Amehnat (Country Style Beef) Recipe
1/2 cup Onion, chopped fine
1 large Garlic clove, chopped fine
1/2 Inch fresh ginger, chopped
1 tsp Dried hot red chili flakes
1/2 tsp Salt
2 tsp Fish sauce (nam pya ye)
1/4 tsp Ground turmeric
1 tbsp Corn or peanut oil
1 lb Boneless beef chuck, cut
-into 2-inch cubes
1 cup Water
1 Stalk lemongrass, cut into 4
-pieces, lightly pounded
1 tsp Tamarind paste, dissolved in
2 tbsp Water, and strained through
- a metal seive
This dish is known as a 'slow cook' and is prepared over wood fires
in the villages. Keeping the pan covered and simmering slowly
ensures that the flavors are sealed in. It is a typical method of
Marinade: 1. Mix the marinade ingredients together; pour over been,
and marinate for 15 minutes.
2. Put the beef and marinade in a pan, add the water and lemongrass,
and stir to mix. Bring to a boil, cover, and simmer over low heat
for about 1 1/2 hours. Do not uncover the pan until beef is almost
tender. Shake the pan once or twice during this time.
3. When the beef is tender, add the tamarind liquid; adjust the salt
if necessary. Cook the beef for 5 minutes more.
Serve warm with rice and other dishes.
From: THE BURMESE KITCHEN by Copeland Marks and Aung Thein, Evans and
Company, Inc., New York. 1987. ISBN 0-87131-524-6 Posted by: Karin
Brewer, Cooking Echo, 9/92
to Beef Recipes
Food Tips of the Week
Advice on losing weight
If you enjoy your food, but want to become thin and also improve your overall physical condition, then, as most people know, you should follow a meticulously prepared wholesome dietary regime. Theoretically, this needs to involve 5 standard portions of grains, cereals and vegetables every day and also contain the optimum fusion of important nutrients.
Some lower carb diet guidlines:
* Dietary fiber is essential
Lowering the carbohydrates in your meals often leads to reduction in fiber also. Look for low carbohydrate recipes that are rich in fiber balance the equation.
* Use low carbohydrate chocolate bars for cookies and muffins.
If you have taken the time to convert your best loved chocolate cookie or chocolate muffins recipe using soy flour, you really shouldn't mix in those high carb standard chocolate. Chop up a low carbohydrate choccie bar into little pieces and use that instead.
Foods containing allyl sulfides
( includes garlic, leeks and welsh onion)
The onion and garlic family of foods is rich in allyl sulfides, a chemical which experts believe could be linked to a reduced risk of stomach and colon cancer.
Although there is precious little hard medical proof obtainable, allyl sulphides are also thought by nutritionalists to reduce the symptoms of colds, arteriosclerosis and fatigue.
Foods containing allyl sulfides are also low in calories, so should be included in your diet system.
Amehnat (Country Style Beef) Recipe Collection
You no longer need to spend money on top price recipe cooking books or high nights out in over-priced dining establishments, all you have to do is locate and print out the recipe that take your fancy and start cooking good food to amaze your friends in the comfort of your own kitchen