Gulai Iga Kemba’ang (Bengkulu)

2010_2ITS–Bengkulu is not only famous for its traditional cakes, but also for its specific and strong traditional foods. Gulai Iga Kemba’ang is one of them. It is a well-known traditional cuisine of Bengkulu. Beef ribs are smeared with thick coconut milk and a special seasoning increases the good and strong taste of this food. Roasted coconut increases the taste of the rib curry.



350 ml  thick coconut milk
500 grams  beef ribs
100 gram o toasted coconut, crushed
1 piece of bay leaf
100 grams of leaf fern
1 tsp of  salt
1 pcs of kandis acid
3 tsp of oil for sauteing
1 tsp of coriander
2 cm of turmeric
6 pcs of onion
3 cloves of garlic
5 pcs of red chili
2 cm of turmeric
2 cm of ginger


Heat oil, saute ground spices, bay leaves, tamarind kandis, until fragrant, then enter the ribs beef ribs, cook until color changes.

Enter the liquid coconut milk, cook until ribs get tender.

Add coconut milk, toasted coconut, and cook until oily

Finally, enter fern frond, boil briefly until cooked.

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