Massaman sausage curry

Serve up this sausage curry for the family and they're sure to request it again! Sausages, potatoes and healthy green beans are simmered in a wonderfully fragrant massaman sauce for a flavoursome meal.

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 20 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Massaman sausage curry
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 500 gram thick beef sausages
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup massaman curry paste
  • 270 millilitre can coconut cream
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • 500 gram baby new potatoes, 5mm slices
  • 2 star anise
  • 1 stick cinnamon, quill
  • 150 gram green beans, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup roasted flaked almonds
  • steamed rice, to serve


Massaman sausage curry
  • 1
    Heat oil in large saucepan on medium. Cook sausages for 6 minutes, turning, until evenly browned. Remove from pan.
  • 2
    Using same pan increase heat to high. Saute onion for 3-4 minutes, until softened. Add curry paste and cook for 1 minute, stirring, being careful not to burn. Stir in coconut cream and stock with whole spices. Bring to a simmer.
  • 3
    Thickly slice sausages and return to pan with potatoes. Simmer on low heat, covered, for 15 minutes, adding beans for final 2 minutes of cooking time.
  • 4
    Season with fish sauce, sugar and lime juice (see tip). Sprinkle with nuts and serve with rice.


To enhance the flavours of your finished curry add a little fish sauce for saltiness, brown sugar for sweetness and lime juice for a bright burst of sour. Add 1 teaspoon at a time, tasting as you go to check for balance of flavour.

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