Heat oil in a cooking pot.
Saute onions and garlic.
Add beef and cook until the color turns light brown.
Put-in crushed red pepper/chili, bay leaf, cloves, cinnamon sticks, and curry powder. Stir.
Pour-in fresh milk (or coconut milk). Let boil.
Add tomato, ginger, lemon juice, and salt. Stir and simmer until the sauce thickens and the beef becomes tender.
Turn the heat off and transfer to a serving plate.
Serve with steamed rice.
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