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Beef massaman curry recipe by Camile Thai

How to make our tasty massaman curry yourself.

At Camile Thai, we strive to cook the best Thai food out there. We use only the freshest ingredients and best quality meat to deliver tasty, healthy and authentic Thai food. We also want to show you how you can recreate some of our dishes at home yourself. So we put together this recipe video showing you a step by step guide to preparing a delicious massaman curry. Give it a try yourself and wow your diners with your cookery skills.

The steps to creating this massaman curry outlined here.

The recipe is designed to serve one. However if you are adjusting it for two people just double the ingredients.

First, the ingredient list:

  • 150 g sirloin steak beef
  • 30 g Massaman curry paste
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil
  • 80 g Onion
  • A bunch of coriander
  • 25 ml fish sauce
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Some red chilli, (as hot as you want to make it)
  • 2 cardamon pods
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 25 ml good quality coconut milk
  • 80 g potato
  • 1 tbsp tamarind paste
  • 1/2 stick of cinnamon
  • 1 star anise

Step 1: Add cooking oil to a hot pan or wok.
Step 2: Add the massaman curry paste.
Step 3: Add cinnamon, cardamon, star anise and bay leaf.
Step 4: Add the sugar and then the fish sauce.
Step 5: Cook for about 40 seconds.
Step 6: Then add the tamarind paste.
Step 7: Now add the coconut milk.
Step 8: Let it cook for 2 minutes.
Step 9: Now, Add some oil to a new hot pan and then add your beef and cook all the way through.
Step 10: Then add the massaman curry sauce to the beef.
Step 11: Now add the potato and onions and cook for 2 minutes until thickened.
Finally: Garnish with chilli and coriander and serve with steamed jasmine rice.

The finished product should look something like this.

massaman curry with jasmine rice

Massaman curry