Dinner ideas

Massaman beef and pineapple curry

This slow-cooked beef curry is a perennial favourite in Thai restaurants. When you cook it at home, it may take a while but the aroma and melt-in-the-mouth flavour makes the time spent worthwhile.
Massaman beef and pineapple curryWoman's Day
1H 50M
2H 10M



1.In a large, heavy-based saucepan, heat oil on medium. Add curry paste and cook, stirring, 1-2 minutes or until fragrant.
2.Increase heat to high. Add beef and cook, stirring, 4-5 minutes, until browned.
3.Stir in coconut milk, water, potatoes, pineapple, eschalots, spices and ginger. Simmer gently, partially covered, 1 3/4 hours, until beef is very tender.
4.Add beans and cook 1-2 minutes, until bright green. Stir fish sauce and tamarind through. Serve sprinkled with sliced lime leaves and nuts.

Try trimmed chuck, skirt or topside steak.


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