Preheat the oven to 430 degrees Fahrenheit (220 degrees Celsius).
Peel the potatoes and boil them until they are done, in about 20 minutes.
Heat the coconut milk.
Mash the potatoes and mix just enough coconut milk to make the mashed potatoes smooth.
Slice the onion and garlic fine.
Heat a frying pan, add a bit of oil and stir-fry the onion for 3 minutes.
Then add the garlic and bake another minute.
To the onion mixture add the minced beef and the sweet soy sauce.
Bake until the minced meat is done.
Turn the heat off.
Rinse the sauerkraut under a running tap.
Drain and put in a bowl.
Mix with the garam masala en 4 tablespoons coconut milk.
Distribute the minced beef in the oven dish or ramekins.
Spoon the sauerkraut on the beef.
Put the star anise on the sauerkraut.
Top it with the mashed potatoes.
Put in the oven for 20 minutes.
If you want a less sour taste, rinse off the sauerkraut under running cold water.
Sports and works make that everyone has to eat at a different time slot. That's not a problem with this casserole. You can make smaller portions by making the casserole into a ramekin. So you can prepare and bake them at the right time.
Mash your potatoes so it will keep their structure. Should you use a mixer instead, you make potato glue.