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Massaman beef curry

Points® value
Total Time
40 min
15 min
25 min
Originating in Thailand, this hearty curry is wonderfully rich with layers of incredible flavour.


Calorie controlled cooking spray

4 spray(s)


4 medium, sliced

Potatoes, Raw

400 g, peeled and cubed

Curry Powder

1 teaspoon(s)

Curry paste

2 tablespoon(s), Red Thai

Reduced fat coconut milk, tinned (7.7% Fat)

200 ml

Thai Fish Sauce

1 tablespoon(s)

Beef stock cube(s)

1 cube(s), 400ml stock

Cinnamon Stick

1 stick(s)

Green Beans

100 g, trimmed

Beef medallion steaks, lean

300 g, cut into strips

Unsalted Peanuts

25 g, chopped

Chilli, green or red

½ individual, finely sliced


  1. Mist a large lidded saucepan with the cooking spray, add the shallots and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  2. Add the potatoes, curry powder and Thai curry paste and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
  3. Pour in the coconut milk, fish sauce and beef stock. Add the cinnamon stick and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes.
  4. Add the green beans to the pan and cook for a further 5 minutes before adding the beef. Cook gently for 3 minutes or until the beef is just cooked through but still tender. Remove the cinnamon stick.
  5. Ladle the curry into bowls and sprinkle the chopped peanuts and chilli on top, then serve.