Massaman Beef Curry

Massaman Beef Curry


August 29, 2014

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 8 hrs
  • Yields: 4


700g chuck beef, diced

4 potatoes, cut into rough chunks

1 onion, roughly cut

270ml can coconut milk

270ml coconut cream

1/4 cup Massaman curry paste (I like the Aldi brand!)

2 bay leaves

6 cardamom pods, bruised

1 cinnamon stick

2 Tblsp brown sugar

1 Tblsp fish sauce

Fresh lime


1Put cut potatoes, cut onions & beef into slow cooker.

2In a fry pan, pour in coconut cream & coconut milk, cook stirring until it starts bubbling.

3Add curry paste & work in to get rid of the lumps.

4Add bay leaves, cardamom pods & cinnamon stick & cook until fragrant.

5Pour mixture into slow cooker.

6Cook on low for 7-8hrs or high for 4-5hrs (I have a 6L sc).

7Once cooking is finished, stir in brown sugar & fish sauce.

8Add more brown sugar or fish sauce if needed to adjust to your own taste.

9Serve with steamed rice, naan bread & make sure you squeeze some fresh lime over it to finish off the flavour.

Submitted by Kym


1 Review


May 6, 2021

Very nice. Put peanuts, red chilli & coriander on top. All enjoyed and would definately make again.

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