Indian Beef Curry
Instant Pot Indian Beef Curry is one of the simplest yet tastiest beef curries you’ll ever make. Coconut milk, turmeric and jalapenos make it rich, flavorful and spicy!
Servings Prep Time
6servings 5minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
6servings 5minutes
Cook Time
  • 3tablespoons vegetable oilfor searing
  • 2pounds Beef Stew Meatcut in 1-inch pieces
  • saltfor seasoning beef
  • black pepperfor seasoning beef
  • 1cup onionschopped
  • 5teaspoons garlicminced
  • 1tablespoon Gingerchopped finely
  • 1 jalapenoor serrano pepper,or to taste, seeded and chopped finely
  • 1teaspoon black pepperfreshly ground
  • 1teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 2teaspoon A-1 steak sauce
  • 2cups beef brothlow sodium
  • 1 1/2cups carrotspeeled, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 1/2cups potatoescut into 1-inch pieces
  • saltto taste
  • 2cups coconut milkcanned, unsweetened
  • 1/2cup cilantrochopped
  1. Press ‘Sauté’. Add oil to Instant Pot and working in batches, sear seasoned beef until browned on all sides, stirring frequently. Be careful not to burn.
  2. Turn off Instant Pot if it gets too hot. Remove beef and set aside.
  3. Turn Instant Pot off and add onions, garlic, ginger, jalapenos and stir well.
  4. Press ‘Sauté’ again and add 2 tablespoons broth to deglaze Instant Pot, scraping up all the brown bits.
  5. Sauté onion mixture till golden brown, stirring often. This will take about 5 minutes. If the mixture sticks to the bottom, add a tablespoon or two of broth.
  6. Add reserved beef, black pepper, turmeric, A-1 steak sauce and saute briefly to coat the beef with spices. Add broth and stir.
  7. Close Instant Pot Lid, and make sure steam release handle is in the ‘Sealing’ position.
  8. Cook on ‘Manual’ for 15 minutes (Make sure steam release handle is in the ‘Sealing’ position.) When time is up, do a Quick Release.
  9. Add potatoes and carrots to Instant Pot. Cook on ‘Manual’ for 5 minutes (Make sure steam release handle is in the ‘Sealing’ position.)
  10. Allow Instant Pot to release naturally for 10 minutes, and release any remaining pressure to open the Instant Pot.
  11. Add coconut milk to the Instant Pot beef curry and stir to combine. Taste and season with salt to taste.
  12. Press ‘Sauté’ and heat through.
  13. Turn off Instant Pot, sprinkle beef curry with cilantro and serve with crusty bread or over rice.