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

Clair - 24th September 2020

I really enjoyed this, but i think my new potatoes were on the large side so we had a lot of potato, plus i think they would of tasted better been cooked in it, instead of boiled separately

Miz - 23rd September 2020

I’d prefer this without the new potatoes and more rice...personal choice I guess! Sauce was delicious :-)

Rachael - 21st September 2020

This was delicious and the medium rare tender steak in it was amazing, I didn't cook my steak for long as I didn't want it cooked all the way through!

Rachael - 21st September 2020

This was delicious and the medium rare tender steak in it was amazing, I didn't cook my steak for long as I didn't want it cooked all the way through!

Yvanna - 21st September 2020

So good!

Yvanna - 21st September 2020

So good!

Bethany - 20th September 2020

This meal was brilliant, parents demolished their plates too!!

Kathryn - 19th September 2020

Amazing!

Lorraine - 18th September 2020

Really authentic and very tasty

Lorraine - 18th September 2020

Really authentic and very tasty

Marcus - 16th September 2020

Delicious

Marcus - 16th September 2020

Delicious

Martin - 15th September 2020

Very nice

Martin - 15th September 2020

Very nice

Rebecca - 13th September 2020

Super delicious but expensive when using steaks.

Mark - 12th September 2020

Needs spice

Pamela - 12th September 2020

Felt it could do with more steak. Still delicious though. A firm fave in this house.

Pamela - 12th September 2020

Felt it could do with more steak. Still delicious though. A firm fave in this house.

Karen - 10th September 2020

Lovely!

Karen - 10th September 2020

Lovely!

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