Malaysian Beef and Potato Curry Recipe

Malaysian Beef and Potato Curry Recipes

Ingredients :

375g (12 oz) sirloin steak, cut into 1cm (1/2 inch) strips

300g (10 oz) potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks

2 large red chilies, deseeded and finely chopped

1/2 tsp salt

300ml (1/2 pint) coconut milk

2 tbsp lime juice

1 tsp palm sugar or soft brown sugar


Spice paste -

2 tbsp groundnut oil

5 shallots, chopped

2 garlic cloves, crushed

5cm (2 inch) piece of fresh root ginger, peeled and grated

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1 tsp ground cumin

1 tsp ground coriander

1/2 tsp ground cardamom

4 curry leaves

1 star anise

4 cloves


To garnish -

red chilies, sliced

Method :

To make the spice paste, heat the oil in a saucepan, add the shallots, garlic and ginger, and fry over a low heat, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes until softened. And the remaining ingredients and fry for 1 minute.

Add the beef and stir well to coat it in the spice mixture. Add the potatoes, chilies, salt and coconut milk. Stir to combine, bring to the boil, then reduce the heat, cover the pan and simmer gently, stirring occasionally, for 40 minutes until the beef strips are tender and the potatoes are cooked.

Stir in the lime juice and sugar and cook, uncovered, for a further 2 minutes. Taste and adjust the seasoning, if necessary, and serve hot, garnished with sliced red chilies.

Serves 4

This hearty curry makes the most of fragrant spices to deliver an intricate flavor. The beef and potatoes act as sponges for the delicious paste.

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