Coconut Beef Curry recipe, Filipino Recipes

Serves 4.


  • 1 tbs ground coriander
  • 1 tbs ground cumin
  • 3 tbs Mussaman curry paste
  • Scant 1 cup coconut cream
  • 1 lb/450g beef tenderloin, cut into strips
  • 1 3/4 cups coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup unsalted peanuts, finely chopped
  • 2 tbs fish sauce
  • 1 tsp light brown sugar
  • 4 kaffir lime leaves
  • Cooked rice, for serving
  • Fresh cilantro, to garnish

Combine the coriander, cumin, and curry paste in a bowl.  Pour the coconut cream into a saucepan and bring just to a boil.  Add the curry paste mixture and let simmer for 1 minute.  Add the beef and let simmer for 6-8 minutes, then add the coconut milk, peanuts, fish sauce, and sugar.  Let simmer gently for 15-20 minutes, until the meat is tender.  Add the lime leaves and let simmer for 1-2 minutes.

Garnish with cilantro and serve with rice.

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