Tausug Beef Kulma is a beef curry dish in the Philippines that closely resembles Korma, it might be where the dish has originated from as the name is very similar.
- 1 kg stewing beef, cut into cubes
- 2 heaping tbsp peanut butter
- 1/3 cup tomato paste
- 2 cups coconut milk
- 1/2 cup coconut cream
- 2 1/2 cups beef stock
- 2 tbsp curry powder
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp paprika
- 1 pc bay leaf
- juice from half lemon
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 large onions, chopped
- 2 birds eye chilies, chopped
- 1 bunch lemongrass, pounded
- freshly ground black pepper
- In a large bowl combine salt, curry powder, paprika, cinnamon and lemon juice together, mix well.
- Add the beef and let it marinate for 30 minutes.
- In a pot heat oil then brown marinated beef pieces, set aside.
- Using the same pot sauté garlic and onions until soft.
- Add the meat back together with the bay leaf then pour the beef stock and coconut milk bring to a boil and simmer in low heat for 1 hour.
- Add the tomato paste, peanut butter, lemongrass, and chillies then continue to simmer in low heat for 45 minutes
- Add the coconut cream cook for 15 more minutes then season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
- Turn off heat then serve.