Katiev nung sach ko kho.
(Khmer Krom beef stew noodle).
Authentic Khmer Krom beef stew with noodle soup is delicious. This recipe is good with French bread, with *katiev* white noodle, *mee* yellow egg noodle or with rice.
Khmer Krom beef stew is very popular in Kampuchea Krom, most restaurants have Khmer Krom beef stew on their menus under Vietnamese name *Hu Tieu Bo Kho*.
- Ingredients :
- 8 Cups water
- 1 Package rice pho noodle
- ½ lb Beef tripe
- ½ Cup vinegar
- 3 Tablespoons baking soda
- 4 Cups water
- 3 Tablespoons vegetable oil
- 3 Cloves garlic, minced
- 1 Yellow onion, chopped
- ½ Teaspoon grated fresh fresh ginger
- 1 lb Beef chucks, cut in to 3 inches cubes
- ¼ Teaspoon cloves powder
- 2 Tablespoons soy sauce
- 2 Tablespoons fish sauce
- 1 Teaspoon salt
- 2 Tablespoons sugar
- ½ Teaspoon paprika pepper
- ¼ Teaspoon black pepper
- 6 Cups of water
- 1 canned, 8 oz Hunt's tomato sauce
- 2 Tablespoons tomato paste
- 2 cloves of star anise
- 3 Stalks lemon grass, bundle and tie together with it leaf
- 2 carrots, cut 1½ inches in length
- 4 Stalks of green onion, chopped
- Herbs and condiments:
- A handful of sweet basil leaves and cilantro
- ½ lb bean sprout
- 1 Lime or lemon, sliced
- Chopped hot chili pepper( option)
- Procedures :
Put 8 cups water in large pot, cook till water bubbling, add noodle to boiling water and cook till it tender, do not over cook noodle. Pour cooked noodle in a colander, rinsed under cold water, drained and set a side.
To clean beef tripe, soaked in vinegar and water, rinsed well, rubs baking soda on beef tripe, rinsed well. Put beef tripe in a small soup pot with 4 cups water, cook for 20 minutes. Removed beef tripe from soup pot, drained, rinsed and cut to chunks bite sizes, set a side.
Pre-heat a large soup pot.
When soup pot is hot, add oil,sauté garlic, onion,ginger,beef meat, cloves powder,stirs well.
Seasoning with soy sauce, fish sauce, salt, sugar, paprika pepper and black pepper, stirs well.
Add water, tomato sauce, tomato paste, stirs well, add star anise, lemongrass and simmering till beef almost tender.
Add carott and beef tripe, stirs and cook till carrot tender.
Top with green onions before serve.
Serve hot with French bread or with noodle.
To serve with noodle:
Put some cooked noodle in a large bowl, add beef stew and top with green onion. Serve hot along with ingredients from * Herbs and condiments.*
To serve with bread;
For creamier soup to eat with French bread, mix 2 tablespoons cornstarch with ¼ cup water in a small bowl, pour in beef stew, stirs till soup thicken.
Copyright by Mylinh Nakry.