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Traditional Thai Massaman Curry with Beef (Recipe)

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Recipe: Beef Massaman Curry Serves: 4 Ingredients For the tamarind water60g tamarind paste150ml warm water For the curry paste10 dried kashmiri chillies, seeds removed, roughly chopped2 tbsp coriander seeds1 tbsp cumin seeds1 tsp green cardamom seeds (from about 20 green cardamom pods)16 cloves8cm cinnamon stick2 large pieces of blade mace1/2 tsp nutmeg powder10g of fresh coriander leaves3 tbsp vegetable oil200g shallots or onions, roughly chopped25g garlic cloves, peeled, roughly chopped25g fresh root ginger, roughly chopped2 lemongrass stalks, tough outer leaves removed, soft inner core chopped120ml coconut milk For the curry 1.5kg blade or chuck steak, cut into 5cm/2in chunks600ml oz coconut milk6 green cardamom pods8cm cinnamon stick1 tsp pink salt300g potatoes8...

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