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Beef Massaman Curry

Beef Massaman Curry


Allergens in bold




Cinnamon Stick

Star Anise

Massaman Paste (crustaceans, fish)

Beef Strips

Lime Leaves

Peanuts (peanuts)

Coconut Milk

Jasmine Rice

Nutritional Information:

Per serving: Energy (kcal) 1089 Fat 52g of which saturates 2g Carbohydrates 101g of which sugars 4g Protein 56g Salt 0.08g

Please note our recipes are packed in a facility that handles celery, crustaceans, fish, gluten, milk, molluscs, mustard, nuts, peanuts, sesame, soya & sulphites.


Recipe Description:

Massaman is an unusual Thai curry, full of dried spices that aren’t typically found in the region’s cuisine, like cinnamon, cloves and star anise. It’s thought that traders from the Middle East and India, bringing luxury ingredients to the cosmopolitan Ayutthaya Kingdom on Thailand’s west coast, are responsible for the curry that literally translates as ‘Muslim curry’. By the 18th century, Massaman was so popular that the then-king of Thailand wrote a poem praising its ‘exciting allure’ that would ‘arouse any man’. We’re not sure about that, but its combination of intricate Thai technique and soothing, aromatic flavour is hard to beat.

  • Preparation time:

    For 2 - 20 minsFor 4 - 50 mins
  • Cooking time:

    For 2 - 25 minsFor 4 - 55 mins

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