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Thai Beef Massaman Curry with Potatoes

Thai beef massaman curry with potatoes and peanuts  
Thai Beef Massaman Curry with Potatoes

This recipe is a real crowd-pleaser! I love making this for when my family gets together because it a meal that everyone will enjoy, no matter what age!

It's also great comfort food too, just imagine yourself snuggled up on the sofa on a cold winter evening with about a dozen jumpers and blankets to keep you warm, digging into this delicious Thai beef Massaman curry whilst watching I'm a celeb on TV... sounds like a perfect evening to me!

This Thai beef massaman curry dish takes just over an hour to make but it is so worth it, trust me! Preparing the ingredients is super easy, everything is chopped into bitesize chunks. The onions and potatoes are peeled and cut in half and then quarters. For those larger potatoes, it might be better to cut them into sixth's. The cherry tomatoes can also be cut in half too! You absolutely can't go wrong with this dish, follow the recipe below and there's a video tutorial to help you along the way!

step by step thai beef massaman curry recipe with potatoes  

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Thai Beef Massaman Curry with Potatoes

A family-friendly curry! Delicious flavours that everyone can enjoy!
3.45 from 20 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: potatoes, Thai Beef Recipes, Thai Massaman curry
Thai Curry Paste: massaman
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Calories: 2178kcal
Author: Jum


  • 1 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 35 g Mae Jum Massaman Curry Paste
  • 1 tbsp Fish Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Palm Sugar
  • 400 ml Coconut milk
  • 350 g Stewing Beef
  • 300g g potatoes
  • 200 ml Water
  • 2 small onions
  • 50 g Cherry Tomatoes
  • 50 g Peanuts
  • Red chilli optional



  • Peel and chop the potato and onions into chunks
  • Chop the cherry tomatoes into halves
  • Cut the beef into 1 inch cubes
  • Pan roast the peanuts


  • Heat oil into a large saucepan on medium/high heat, then stir-fry curry paste to build aroma.
  • Add 100ml water to loosen the mix, and then blend in fish sauce and palm sugar
  • Add beef, bring to a light boil, cover and cook for 10 minutes. Add the remaining water, cover and simmer for a further 20 minutes
  • Then add coconut milk, potatoes and onions and bring back to an uncovered simmer for 20 minutes
  • Add cherry tomatoes and roasted peanuts, stir well before removing from heat.
  • Garnish with thinly sliced red chilli just before serving (optional) and serve hot with freshly made Thai Jasmine rice



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Nutrition Facts
Thai Beef Massaman Curry with Potatoes
Amount Per Serving (4 g)
Calories 2178 Calories from Fat 1368
% Daily Value*
Fat 152g234%
Saturated Fat 105g656%
Cholesterol 217mg72%
Sodium 1744mg76%
Potassium 4246mg121%
Carbohydrates 113g38%
Fiber 23g96%
Sugar 32g36%
Protein 111g222%
Vitamin A 245IU5%
Vitamin C 92mg112%
Calcium 252mg25%
Iron 19mg106%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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    5 stars
    Massaman is my daughter favourite. She gave this a perfect 5


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