Rawon Dendeng Ragi (Coconut Beef Jerky Black Soup)

Thursday, 2 June 2016 | 18:29 WIB
  • The most famous versions of rawon is beef that is cooked it black broth. however, sidoarjo uses toasted coconut beef jerky as the substitute for the usual beef. coconut aroma mixed with savory and tasty broth is surely tempting. so let’s try to cook rawon dendeng ragi (coconut beef jerky black soup)!

    Rawon Dendeng Ragi (Coconut Beef Jerky Black Soup)
    Rawon Dendeng Ragi (Coconut Beef Jerky Black Soup)


    beef jerky ingredients:
    300 grams beef shank,cut into pieces
    150 grams coarsely grated coconut
    2 salam (indonesian bay)leaves
    2 lemongrasses (white parts only),crushed
    3 lime leaves, midribs removed
    200 ml coconut water
    1 teaspoon salt
    1 tablespoon chopped brown palm sugar

    beef jerky ground spices blend:
    1 tablespoon coriander seeds
    6 cloves shallot
    3 cloves garlic

    black soup ingredients:
    1,500 ml beef stock
    4 lime leaves, midribs removed
    2 lemongrass, crushed
    2 cm galangal,crushed
    1 scallion, sliced into 1 cm pieces
    ¾ teaspoon beef bouillon powder
    ½ tablespoon salt
    ½ teaspoon white pepper powder
    1 teaspoon white sugar
    1 tablespoon crispy shallotfor garnish
    2 tablespoons cooking oilfor sautéing

    black soup ground spices blend:
    4 keluak (black nuts), soaked in hot water
    8 cloves shallot
    4 cloves garlic
    2 cm turmeric,toasted

    white rice
    terasi (shrimp paste) sambal
    100 grams small mung bean sprouts

    Cooking Steps

    1. Cut beef thinly and wide. Crush it quickly.
    2. Marinate beef with beef jerky ground spices blend, grated coconut, and lemongrass.
    3. Pour in coconut water. Cook until the liquid is reduced and the spices blend is absorbed into the beef. Add salt and brown sugar. Cook and stir it until the sauce is slightly dried. Remove from heat.
    4. Heat cooking oil on the pan. Sauté black soup ground spices blend, lime leaves, lemongrass, and galangal until fragrant. Add scallion. Stir well. Pour in beef stock.
    5. Add salt, pepper, and sugar. Cook over low heat until done. Remove from heat. Serve it with the sides.
    6. Rawon Dendeng Ragi (Coconut Beef Jerky Black Soup) is ready to serve.



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