Braised Coconut and Chilli Beef

Keep yourself warm this fall with this slow-cooked beef, full of flavour and spices for a winning family meal.

Braised Coconut and Chilli Beef

October 1, 2018
: 6
: 1 hr 40 min
: Medium


  • 600 g Beef (diced)
  • 3 medium Potatoes (cut into chunks)
  • 1 large White onion
  • 1 inch Ginger (minced)
  • 1 Tomato (chopped)
  • 1 tsp Dried Thyme
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 2 tsp Paprika/ Kashmiri chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp Meat masala/ Curry powder
  • 1 tsp Garam masala
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp Tomato puree
  • 400 g can Coconut Milk
  • Oil for frying
  • Step 1 Mix all the spice powders in a large bowl. Add the beef, season with salt and toss until all the pieces are well coated.
  • Step 2 Heat 3 tbsp of oil in a large heavy-based pan, and brown the beef all over in batches, adding more oil if necessary. Transfer the beef to a plate and set it aside.
  • Step 3 In the same pan, heat oil and saute onions till they start to brown.
  • Step 4 Add ginger, chopped tomatoes, dried thyme and cinnamon, saute for a two minutes then add in the beef.
  • Step 5 Pour in coconut milk and enough water to just cover the meat. Bring to boil, then reduce the heat to low, partially cover with a lid and simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Open the lid, add in potato chunks and cook for another 30-40 mins until the meat is tender. Serve hot with bread or rice.

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2 thoughts on “Braised Coconut and Chilli Beef”

  • So far I’ve tried the Chukka Chicken, the Dragon Chicken and the Braised Coconut and Chilli Beef. All were really great, easy to make (following the instructions) and were very popular with my family.
    Keep up the good work 🙂

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