Beef Rendang topped the ‘World’s 50 best foods’ list in 2011. Traditionally it is rich, slightly dry curry dish prepared by Indonesians and Malaysians for weddings and other special occasions as it usually takes hours to cook leaving you with fall-apart chunks of beef. Our take on the Rendang is a quick version to save cooking time but to still bring you the classic aromatic ingredients of a Rendang with flavours of cardamom, turmeric, chilli and coconut! If you prefer chicken to the sirloin steaks in this dish you can absolutely make the swap.

Cook our delicious Beef Rendang in just Minutes

We’ve sourced and blended all of the unique flavour ingredients to make our authentic Beef Rendang. We bring these all together in a recipe kit, which consists of 3 flavour pots; a Garlic Paste pot, a Rendang Paste pot and a Rendang Garnish pot. Simply follow our recipe, adding a few items from your fridge, to cook this delicious Beef Rendang in just 20 minutes.

How Our Recipes Kits Work

We provide flavour ingredients:

  • Garlic Paste
  • Rendang Paste
  • Rendang Garnish

Your shopping list:

Basmati rice
sirloin or rump steak
small onion
large potato
tin light coconut milk
cashew nuts(optional)

Our 20 minute recipe

  • 1.

    Make some rice

    Cook the rice according to packet instructions.

  • 2.

    Flash fry the beef

    Heat a little oil in a wide pan over high heat then add the beef strips and flash-fry for a couple of seconds on each side just to sear and lightly brown them. Then remove and keep aside.

  • 3.

    Create the curry

    Fry the onion and potato in the same pan with the GARLIC PASTE for 3 mins over medium-high heat.

    Stir in the RENDANG PASTE and fry for 2 more mins.

    Pour in the coconut milk and let it simmer for 10 mins, or until the liquid reduces by about a third.

  • 4.

    Finishing touches

    Add the beef (and juices) and the RENDANG GARNISH to the pan and cook for 2 more mins, or until the potatoes are tender.

  • 5.


    Serve the curry over rice and garnish with coriander leaves and cashew nuts (if using)


Beef Rendang Reviews

BASED ON reviews

Zak - Jan 20, 2020

Was happy with this one. Good flavour and nice texture. Cooked longest than suggested to allow the meat to be tender.

Mark - Jan 08, 2020

Amazing and easy, my favourite dish

Richard - Jan 01, 2020

Just ok

John - Dec 31, 2019


Kelly - Dec 30, 2019

Probably wouldn’t order again, really didn’t enjoy it too much. My partner did but not my cup of tea sadly!

Derrick - Dec 28, 2019

Wouldn’t necessarily order again. But glad we tried.

Fiona - Dec 24, 2019

Looked quite different, much less dry, but delicious!

Jenny - Dec 23, 2019

One of our faves!

Julie - Dec 21, 2019

Very tasty would have again

Amanda - Dec 10, 2019

Spicy, but not quite as flavoursome as expected. Potatoes took a lot longer than the recipe.

Tracy - Dec 09, 2019

Wasn’t great

Kenny - Dec 08, 2019

Rather spicy and did not look anything like the picture

Helen - Dec 07, 2019

No more PLEASE!

Bianca - Dec 06, 2019

Really good, but sadly most of the curries taste quite the same...

Trudy - Dec 05, 2019

Has a kick!! Tasty though

Graeme - Dec 04, 2019

Lovely tasting dish. Make sure you boil away the liquid to ensure you get the dry curry the dish is meant to be

Karan - Dec 04, 2019

Lovely. Bit hotter than expected though

Sara - Dec 04, 2019

Should have used better quality steak.

Kelly - Dec 03, 2019

My favourite dish to date!!! Love all the recipes I have received but this one is delicious

Nicola - Dec 03, 2019

Made in slow cooker. Easy and tasty

Tracy - Nov 28, 2019

Even the fussy teenager ate it all! Definitely a hit!

Sarah - Nov 28, 2019

Delicious really enjoyed this different tasty dish.

Steve - Nov 25, 2019

Creamy goodness, very filling!

Marisa - Nov 25, 2019

Nice taste but watery

Emma - Nov 24, 2019

Far too hot for me and very watery

Natalie - Nov 23, 2019

Cooked it with half the recommended coconut milk as it was so watery, slow cooked for a few hours and served with cauli rice, fresh red chilli and broccoli, nice but still watery. Dont know the recipe says to add a tin of coconut milk. A splash would've done it.

Tracy - Nov 22, 2019

Absolutely awful. ????

James - Nov 22, 2019

Fairly good taste

Rebekah - Nov 20, 2019

Very tastey

KATE - Nov 18, 2019

The sauce didn't reduce as it says so was a runny consistency and the steak a tad chewy at times.. nice flavour however the potatoes in it

Andrew - Nov 17, 2019

Delicious- will definitely have this one again

Stephanie - Nov 17, 2019

We cook Rendang from scratch a lot, this rivalled my husband’s best version! Loved it.

Liz - Nov 16, 2019

I think rump would be better

Samantha - Nov 15, 2019

Read the reviews before making and didn't put all of the coconut milk in (maybe 3/4 of the tin). I also used green peppers and mushrooms rather than potato, was fantastic!

Brian - Nov 13, 2019


Penny - Nov 13, 2019

This was very good, regrettably a bit too hot for me as i have no tolerance for heat.

Andrea - Nov 11, 2019

When I reached the point of adding the coconut milk I brought to a simmer and popped into the slow cooker for the day while at work. It was the most tender beef rump and soft potatoes. Still a bit runny but delicious. Would definitely do again.

Catherine - Nov 10, 2019

Easy and delicious. Like other reviewers I found it looked nothing like the picture and not much like a rendang. But it was very tasty

Vanessa - Nov 07, 2019

Very nice indeed.

Leontia - Nov 07, 2019

Had this twice noe, Added a fresh chilli to it the second time, for a bit of a spicy dish

Clare - Nov 06, 2019

Ok but not as nice as the other recipes that we’ve had.

Michael - Nov 06, 2019

Not authentic, not even near.

Alexandra - Nov 04, 2019

Next level good!!

Lyndsey - Nov 04, 2019

Was ok

Alison - Nov 04, 2019

Tasty but too much coconut milk it makes it sickly. I would use half the amount

Claire - Nov 04, 2019

Potatoes need extra cooking even when diced small. Probably best to part boil them before adding to the dish.

Paul - Nov 04, 2019

Didn't look anything like the picture as our coconut milk would reduce enough...

Hannah - Nov 02, 2019

Tasty but didn't look like the photo at all even though I followed the recipe to the letter

Annie - Nov 02, 2019

Surprising (and welcome) kick

Michael - Nov 02, 2019

Nothing to do with the beef Rendang I’ve had in many places. The picture on the card is SO different to what I got!


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