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Beef and vegetable massaman curry

SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
2 hr 35 min
20 min
2 hr 15 min
Massaman curry is a Thai favourite! Try our lighted up version packed with vegetables.


oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)

lean beef round steak

400 g, fat trimmed, cut into 3cm chunks (Buy 500g)

brown onion

1 medium, cut into thin wedges

Massaman curry paste

60 g, (¼ cup)

light coconut milk

½ cup(s), (250ml)

99% fat-free plain yoghurt

½ cup(s), (120g)

Beef stock, liquid, salt-reduced

½ cup(s), (125ml)

kaffir lime leaves

2 individual

star anise

1 individual

cinnamon quill

1 whole

baby potato

8 small, (320g) halved


2 medium, halved lengthways, thickly sliced

lime juice

1 tbs

fish sauce

2 tsp

roasted peanuts

1 tbs, unsalted, toasted, chopped

fresh coriander

2 tbs, chopped


  1. Lightly spray a large heavy- based saucepan with oil over medium-high heat. Cook beef, in 2 batches, for 4 minutes each batch or until browned. Set aside. Reduce heat to medium. Add onion and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until soft. Add curry paste. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
  2. Return beef to pan and stir to coat in onion mixture. Add coconut milk, yoghurt, stock, lime leaves, star anise and cinnamon stick. Cover and simmer over very low heat for 1 hour.
  3. Stir in potato and carrot, cover and cook for 1 hour or until meat is very tender and sauce has reduced and thickened. Stir in lime juice and fish sauce. Serve sprinkled with peanuts and coriander leaves.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed broccolini.

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