Indonesian Beef Rendang Recipe

Indonesian Beef Rendang Recipe – Beef rendang is one of the most sought after men’s menu either in restaurant or in the padang restaurant. It is natural that if the menu is much sought after other than because the price is affordable this menu does have its own charm and delicacy which when we are smart in the processing can make us become eager to eat.

indonesian beef rendang

Recipe how to make a tender beef is worth a try for housewives, there are many ways to make this beef tender when making rendang, one of them is to boil the old beef. For how long is the beef boiled? The answer is very long until the texture is soft. What is clear by boiling beef that will be made for rendang so tender with boiled way will not be effective, because surely it will be a lot of time to be wasted.

Before getting into how to make the following beef rendang I give some tips for the beef that we will be a rendang be tender first:


Pipihkan beef, goat or buffalo before cooking is the simplest trick. But, unlike boiling that takes a very long time. Only, this trick can only be applied to some cuisine menu only, rendang, yellow spicy beef or the like. Substance is a dish that uses beef pieces are not too thick. The trick is very easy. Before cooking, beat the meat with a jagged beef meat batter until it becomes slightly flattened. After that, just cooked with spices according to taste.

Grease with pineapple fruit that has been mashed

Unlike the previous way, using a pineapple that has been mashed (can be grated or blended), you can cook any kind of beef and thick as anything, guaranteed to be tender. And, most importantly, cooking does not take a long time. Condition, friends should use a young pineapple, not a pineapple that has been cooked or pineapple jam. Therefore, the pineapple is still easy to have a lot of bromelain enzymes decompose fiber of beef, goat or buffalo. That way, the meat we cook will quickly become tender.

The trick, after washed clean, spread the entire surface of the beef with a pineapple that has been smoothed yellow. Let stand between 20 minutes and 30 minutes. After that, washed clean so that the taste of pineapple lost, freshly cooked. Just a suggestion, while waiting for the texture of meat to be tender, you can prepare various spices needed for cooking. That’s a good time management in cooking.

Wrap with papaya leaves

This is the way my parents often use it when cooking beef to soften it. Namely, wrap the beef with papaya leaves. In order to get some of the many benefits in one work, it would be better if before wrapped with the leaf, the beef is spiced first. Spices that are used can be tailored to the needs. It was done so that the spices soak into the flesh. Because, after wrapped in papaya leaves, beef should be left in advance more than 45 minutes. While waiting, you can prepare other ingredients.

After discussing how to make soft beef that we will use the main ingredient for rendang now we go into the discussion of ingredients and recipes to make beef rendang.

Beef Rendang Ingredients:

  • 500 grams of body scrub, cut in about 12 parts
  • 2 pieces of turmeric leaves
  • 2 orange leaves
  • lemon grass, crushed
  • 1 deaf fruit
  • roasted grated coconut 2 tablespoons
  • coconut milk 1000-1500 ml from 2 coconut
  • cooking oil 2 tablespoons

Beef Rendang seasoning recipe:

  • onion 10 grains
  • garlic 6 cloves
  • 150 grams of red chili
  • cayenne pepper to taste
  • candlenut 5 grains
  • cumin 1/2 teaspoon
  • coriander 1 teaspoon
  • turmeric 1/2 cm
  • ginger 1 cm
  • salt to taste

How To Make Beef Rendang:

  • Heat oil, saute fine spices, turmeric leaves, lime leaves, lemongrass and deaf to fragrant.
  • Cook the beef, stirring until it changes color.
  • Pour the coconut milk and add roasted grated coconut, cook over medium heat, stirring slowly until boiling.
  • Reduce the heat, cook until the beef is cooked, greasy and browned.
  • Take it and serve it!

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So little information about How to make a tender beef rendang, hopefully the above information can be a reference menu cooking for housewives in particular and can be useful for all readers.

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