Home / Recipes / Beef, Shallot and Sweet Potato Curry Recipe

Beef, Shallot and Sweet Potato Curry Recipe

Easy to make and delicious Beef, Shallot and Sweet Potato Curry Recipe.

Lifeandsoullifestyle.com - curry recipe

This curry recipe serves 4 – 6 people.

Preparation Time; 20 minutes
Cooking Time; 1 hour ¼

You’ll need:

800g rump beef cut into cubes
3 tbsp sesame oil
3 tbsp vegetable oil
1 sweet potato, peeled and cubed
16 shallots peeled and left whole
4 cloves of garlic (crushed)
1 tbsp fresh ginger, peeled and grated
1 red chilli, seeded and finely diced
2 tsp turmeric
2 tsp ground cinnamon
½ cinnamon stick
1 tbsp curry powder
½ tsp black pepper
4 lemon rind strips
250 ml thick coconut milk
125 ml beef stock
1 tsp sugar
Sea salt and black pepper


  • Heat the vegetable oil in a heavy based saucepan and seal the meat in batches. Remove the meat from the pan and keep warm.
  • Add the sesame seed oil and the shallots to the pan and sauté for 2 – 3 minutes, then add the sweet potatoes, crushed garlic, ginger, turmeric, curry powder, chilli, ground cinnamon, cinnamon stick and black pepper and cook for 2 minutes making sure the spices are cooked and sizzling.
  • Add the beef, lemon rind, coconut milk and stock. Season well with the sea salt and the sugar. Cover and simmer for 1 hour.
  • If, after this time the gravy is not thick enough, then raise the heat and cook rapidly until the gravy has thickened. Serve with steamed Thai rice.

About Elsie Boat


Check Also

www.lifeandsoullifestyle.com – Christmas wine Picks

A Wine Guide to Winter Hibernation

It snowed over the weekend confirming that winter is really here, as if we didn’t …

Introducing Remeo Gelato… the true taste of Italy in a jar.

Pizza, pasta, wine –these are all things that we can attribute to Italy, and it’s …

%d bloggers like this: