Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Put the maple syrup
, dates, stock, curry leaves
seeds, mustard seeds, salt and pepper into a small saucepan
and bring to a boil. Turn the heat down and simmer
until the dates are soft, 15 to 20 minutes. Puree with an immersion blender
, and then let cool.
Place the ribs in a pan large enough to accommodate them in a single layer. Pour over the marinade
, cover with plastic wrap
and refrigerate for up to 3 hours. Wipe any excess marinade from the ribs, put them onto a baking sheet and bake until the ribs are very tender, about 1 hour.
Serve with Green Beans with Cilantro.