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  • Easy

Serve: 5 Person

Meat dish from Palembang, slow cooked in coconut sugar and tamarind


500 gram meat

½ coconut, shredded

2 tablespoon cooking oil

6 butir bawang merah

3 siung bawang putih

1 sendok teh merica

1 ruas jari lengkuas

2 sendok teh garam

8 sendok makan kecap

3 sendok makan sari asam jawa


  1. Prepare a wok, and heat cooking oil.
  2. Sauté spice paste with greater galangal until they release their aroma.
  3. Add in toasted coconut shreds, and mix well.
  4. Put in meat along with ground nutmeg, cumin and cloves, slowly cook until tender and the spices are well infused on low heat.
  5. Add in tamarind juice and sweet soy sauce, taste it. Remove from heat and serve.

This Malbi recipe has been tested by Amy (Rachmy) for Rasamasa together with her Wednesdate team at Rasamasa Kitchen. IG @amynaferdy.


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