Thai Instant Pot Massaman Curry with Beef
Fragrant and Flavorful Instant Pot Thai Massaman Curry with Beef has creamy coconut, tender beef, potatoes and crunchy peanuts that combine to make this a highly satisfying dish that can be put together quickly for a delicious weeknight meal.
Servings Prep Time
6servings 5minutes
Cook Time
27minutes
Servings Prep Time
6servings 5minutes
Cook Time
27minutes
Ingredients
  • 4ounces Thai massaman curry paste
  • 14 ounce coconut milk1 can, regular fat
  • 2pounds Beef Stew Meatcut in 1-inch cubes
  • 1/4cup Water
  • 1tablespoon homemade tamarind pasteor Thai Tamarind Concentrate
  • 1tablespoon fish saucemore to taste
  • 1tablespoon brown sugaror to taste
  • 2cups potatoes1-inch cubes, i prefer Yukon gold potatoes for this recipe
  • 1/2cup onion1-inch cubes
  • 1/2cup roasted peanuts
Instructions
  1. Stir together massaman curry paste and 7 ounces of coconut milk and cook in ‘Sauté’ mode until mixture is bubbly, about two minutes.
  2. Press ‘Keep Warm/Cancel’ to turn off Instant Pot. Stir in beef, remaining coconut milk, water, tamarind paste, fish sauce, and brown sugar.
  3. Close Instant Pot and cook on ‘Manual’ mode for 15 minutes. Do a quick release of pressure (You can also choose to do a natural release).
  4. Open Instant Pot and stir in potatoes, onions, and peanuts. Close Instant Pot and cook on ‘Manual’ mode for 5 minutes. Do a quick release of pressure.
  5. Carefully stir. Taste, and adjust seasonings as needed.
  6. Transfer Instant Pot Beef Massaman Curry to a serving dish. Perfect with Instant Pot Jasmine Rice.
Recipe Notes

You may substitute chicken for the beef. Be sure to adjust the cooking time.
If using purchased tamarind paste, the quantity required may vary.