Pound 3 shallots and 2 cloves
garlic together. Mix with the kurmah powder and 1
teaspoon water. Blend well into a paste. Slice finely the remaining
shallots and garlic with the spices until fragrant. Add in the blended kurmah powder
and fry further until oil separates. Add in the meat and 1 cup water. Cook until the beef is tender. Pour in the thick coconut milk,
bring to boil and pour in the thin milk. Season with salt to taste and cook
further over a low flame until the gravy is thick. Add in the large onion and red
chilies. Stir once and remove from fire.