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:

new/ baby potatoes
jasmine rice
large sirloin steaks
tin coconut milk
green beans
of peanuts(optional)

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.


Beef Massaman Reviews

BASED ON reviews

Alison - Dec 06, 2019

Really tasty

Jane - Dec 04, 2019

Very filling. The most filling meal yet. Husband and son enjoyed this also rating that it was their favourite meal.

Leanne - Dec 04, 2019

Love this dish

MR C G - Dec 03, 2019

Very nice. Didn't have peanuts so I used peanut butter. It was actually very nice.

Debbie - Nov 28, 2019

Delicious! We used peanut butter instead of ground peanuts and it really added to the sauce. Yummy x

Rahul - Nov 28, 2019

A bit mild for my taste. The beef didn't absorb the flavours very well.

Nicola - Nov 27, 2019

Really easy to make & tasty but not spicy

Ailsa - Nov 23, 2019


Delphine - Nov 21, 2019

Delicious and the kids loved it!

Margaret - Nov 18, 2019

The sauce in this dish was so delicious

Jeni - Nov 18, 2019

We added a tin of new potatoes for ease and also to bulk up so worked out more than enough for all 4 of us.

Jeni - Nov 18, 2019

We added a tin of new potatoes for ease and also to bulk up so worked out more than enough for all 4 of us.

Marie - Nov 17, 2019


Marie - Nov 17, 2019


Catherine - Nov 17, 2019


Sharon - Nov 10, 2019

Not a favourite.

Karen - Nov 05, 2019

Nice & tasty

Karen - Nov 05, 2019

Nice & tasty

Tonya - Nov 04, 2019

Very nice I cooked it in the slow cooker it came out really nice

Karen - Nov 03, 2019

Next time I'll put more veg in this meal.

Rachel - Nov 01, 2019

Best so far Will definitely have it again

Anne - Nov 01, 2019

Nice base but would’ve liked a bit more flavour

Anne - Nov 01, 2019

Nice base but would’ve liked a bit more flavour

Stephen - Nov 01, 2019

Not our favourite.

Alison - Oct 31, 2019

WOW, this meal was absolutely delish definitely my new favourite !

Shelley - Oct 30, 2019

A family favourite. Really tasty and filling.

Kerry - Oct 28, 2019


June - Oct 26, 2019

Very tasty

Heather - Oct 24, 2019

Delicious and easy

Zoe - Oct 20, 2019

Another family favourite

Tracey - Oct 20, 2019

Great taste

Beverley - Oct 19, 2019

Loved this. So many of the meals are chicken nice to have beef. Put a little more chilli in it to spice it up

Heather - Oct 14, 2019

Really tasty, add a few extra potatoes and skip the rice. Smash the potatoes into the sauce to soak it up!

Michelle - Oct 08, 2019

Really tasty, cooked it a bit longer to reduce the sauce as pretty thin, but so nice. Forgot to buy peanuts so used tablespoon of peanut butter.. Delicious

Hayley - Oct 07, 2019

This was a hit with the family. Would make again as really easy to do. Lovely at this time of year to.

Kelly - Oct 02, 2019

Really nice curry i added cashew nuts and used chicken instead.

Diana - Oct 01, 2019

Absolutely delicious!!!

Haley - Oct 01, 2019

Lovely, would def order again. Thank you

Will - Sep 30, 2019

The only reason for the 3 stars is because it was quite expensive to buy the meat and so I bought cheaper meat and it was tough and awful. My fault completely though and so will try it again and re-rate it. The sauce was very good though

linda - Sep 29, 2019

Super tasty, will most definitely order this again

Sam - Sep 29, 2019

Great tasting

Emma - Sep 28, 2019

I ordered the one for 4 people but it was really bland, so you couldn't taste the massamam paste with only a tin of coconut milk. I think there was only enough pasta for 2 people

Paula - Sep 28, 2019


Kerry - Sep 27, 2019

Ok not a favourite

Michelle - Sep 26, 2019

Powdery after taste with not much flavour going on at all. Tasted more like a packet mix thrown over beef, did not like at all.

Dean - Sep 25, 2019

Nice dish. Maybe not my favourite so far

Lucky - Sep 25, 2019

Delicious but the meat needs cooking a little longer

Angela - Sep 23, 2019

Deeeeelicious! The meat was so tender. It was absolutely divine.

Sian - Sep 21, 2019

Absolutely delicious! Probably my favourite simply cook dish so far!

Alison - Sep 19, 2019

Really tasty very impressed


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