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main dish, 30min

Rendang meatballs with string beans and bell pepper

You can also serve te Rendang meatballs separately as a late night snack or with a drink!

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  • Rundergehakt : 500 g
  • Ui : 1
  • Ei : 1
  • Knoflook : 1 teen
  • Shredded coconut : 3 tbsp
  • Fresh cilantro : 15 g
  • Salt : a pinch
  • Samasaya Rendang spice paste : 1 sachet
  • Pandan rice : 300 g
  • Red pepper : 1
  • String beans : 400 g
  • Coconut milk : 400 ml
  • Krupuk of choice : 1 bag

Grab a drink and relax, we are going to cook a delicious Indonesian meal!

Step 1: Finely chop the onion, garlic and half of the coriander. Mix this together with 30 g spice paste, the shredded coconut and the salt into the ground beef. Form balls the size of a walnut. Cover the meatballs and let them rest in the fridge for 10 minutes.

Step 2: Meanwhile, cook the rice according to the directions on the package.

Step 3: Remove the stems from the string beans and cut them into 2 cm oblique pieces. Remove the seeds from the bell pepper and cut them into thin strips.

Step 4: Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a frying pan and let the balls bake brown from the outside (flip them once). Remove them from the pan (they do not have to be cooked). Heat 1 tbsp oil in a frying pan and fry the remaining spice paste for about 2 minutes. Add the coconut milk and let it simmer for 5 minutes. At last, add the meatballs and let it simmer for 10 minutes, covered.

Step 5: After 10 minutes, add the string beans and bell pepper and let it simmer for another 10 minutes.

Step 6: Serve with rice and Samasaya krupuk. Garnish with the remaining finely chopped cilantro. If you desire a more intens flavor, add chopped red pepper.

Selamat makan (Enjoy your meal)!