Braised Beef with Curried Green Lentils

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Appears in
New Wave Asian: A Guide to the Southeast Asian Food Revolution

By Sri Owen

Published 2002

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The beef and the lentils are first cooked separately. This can be done well in advance.


  • 3 tbsp groundnut or sunflower oil
  • 1 kg/ lb


Preheat the oven to 120°C/250°F/Gas ½. Heat the oil in a heavy ovenproof pan. Brown the beef slices, turning several times, for 8-10 minutes. Add half the curry paste and turn again so all are coated. Add two-thirds of the coconut milk and simmer for 10 minutes. Season, cover and put i