A popular dish that was born from Persian influences mixed with Thai flavours, this is a rich but mild curry featuring tender beef, potatoes and crushed peanuts with a coconut and tangy tamarind sauce. Normally cooked for hours in a steel pot, we’ve captured the essence of this travellers’ favourite by preparing the fiddly tamarind and grinding down the galangal and lemongrass and blending it into our signature Massaman paste. A fragrant but hearty curry for any night of the week.

Cook our delicious Beef Massaman in just Minutes

We’ve sourced and blended all of the unique flavour ingredients to make our authentic Beef Massaman. We bring these all together in a recipe kit, which consists of 3 flavour pots; a Massaman Paste pot, a Ginger Chicken Stock pot and a Tamarind pot. Simply follow our recipe, adding a few items from your fridge, to cook this delicious Beef Massaman in just 25 minutes.

How Our Recipes Kits Work

We provide flavour ingredients:

  • Massaman Paste
  • Ginger Chicken Stock
  • Tamarind

Your shopping list for 4 servings:

  • 12 new/ baby potatoes
  • 240g jasmine rice
  • 2 large sirloin steaks
  • 1 onion
  • 400ml tin coconut milk
  • 250g green beans
  • Handful of peanuts (optional)
  • 1tsp sugar (optional)
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Our 25 minute recipe

  1. Cook the rice and potatoes

    Cook the rice according to pack instructions. 

    Boil the potatoes until tender, then drain. While the potatoes and rice cook, start on Step 2.

  2. Meanwhile, sear the beef

    Heat a little oil in a pan over high heat. Place the beef slices in the pan on a single layer (in batches if needed). Sear them quickly so they colour on each side before removing from the pan and keeping aside.

  3. Create the curry base

    Reduce the heat to medium, add the onion and fry for 1 min. 

    Add the MASSAMAN PASTE and fry for 1 min then pour in the coconut milk. Mix well and cook for 2 mins.

  4. Add the vegetables

    Add the GINGER CHICKEN STOCK pot and the TAMARIND. Mix well and bring it to a gentle boil. 

    Add the green beans and half of the peanuts (if using), then let it cook over a medium heat for 3 mins. 

    Add the potatoes and the beef and let it cook for 2 more mins.

  5. Add 1-2 tsps sugar to taste, then serve the curry over rice with more crushed peanuts scattered on top.

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Beef Massaman Top Reviews

Sharay - 3rd July 2020

Sharay - 3rd July 2020

Sam - 2nd July 2020

Everyone really liked it, for me it was just missing something. Would eat it again though.

Julieann - 1st July 2020

One of the best dishes I’ve tasted

Julieann - 1st July 2020

One of the best dishes I’ve tasted

Cheryl - 29th June 2020

Was very nice and added mushrooms which went really well

Cheryl - 29th June 2020

Was very nice and added mushrooms which went really well

Sian - 28th June 2020

Love this made with chuck steak and cooked in the slow cooker

LIANE - 28th June 2020

Best masaman ever! I slow cooked some beef for this before making it.

LIANE - 28th June 2020

Best masaman ever! I slow cooked some beef for this before making it.

Jade - 27th June 2020

One of our favs!

Jade - 27th June 2020

One of our favs!

Lisa - 25th June 2020

Fabulous. Real. Family favourite

Lisa - 25th June 2020

Fabulous. Real. Family favourite

Julie - 24th June 2020

8/10, does not need the sugar as sweet enough with the coconut milk.

Kaustav - 24th June 2020

We used chicken instead of beef and it was really good

Kaustav - 24th June 2020

We used chicken instead of beef and it was really good

Samantha - 22nd June 2020

Loved it

Samantha - 22nd June 2020

Loved it

Jade - 22nd June 2020

Fantastic flavour. Really rich.

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