Chinese Beef Curry

A super easy and home cooking friendly Chinese style beef curry recipe which can be down within 2 steps, spending only half an hour.

Curry is not native to Chinese people. However, curry enjoys high popularity in Mainland China, especially the Golden (Yellow) Curry Paste. Mostly we are using Indian curry paste not Thai version. This Chinese curry beef potato is one of the top 20 most popular dishes after immigration. Even housewife like my mother loves curry paste and curry powder very much. Usually, stewed curry is served with steamed rice in China.

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My little daughter is a big fan of all kinds of curry dishes. As a mother, I am extremely grateful for the wonderful season too as it help me to make my little girl eat more staple food, especially rice. You can imagine how good the grains can be after mixing with the dreaming curry sauce with a “thickened beef stock”. Chinese beef curry | chinasichuanfood.com

Cook’s Note

  1. Cut all the ingredients into smaller pieces, including beef and vegetables, has several advantages. Firstly it helps to shorten the cooking time. And secondly, it maximizes contacting surface with the sauce and make the whole dish better in flavor.
  2. Frying the white sweet onion previously until slightly browned can add a lovely sweetness to the dish. I believe you won’t skip this after testing the browned white onion.
  3. I will recommend using a cast iron pot to make this Chinese beef curry because it makes the process quicker and energy saving.

Ingredients

  • 1 kg slow cook beef cuts, cut into 3 cm cubes
  • 1 carrot, cut into small cubes
  • 1 large potato, cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 white onion, cut into small pieces
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable cooking oil
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 100g golden beef curry
  • 100 ml coconut milk
  • water as needed

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Instructions

Heat the pot until really hot, spread cooking oil in and sauté the beef for 2-3 minutes until slightly browned. Then add 1 cup warm water and cook the beef for 20 minutes, with lid covered.

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In another pan, add another tablespoon of cooking oil and fry the sweet onion until slightly browned.

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Place potato, carrot and fried onion, golden curry paste and coconut milk until all of the ingredients almost covered. Cook for another 15 to 20 minutes until the vegetables are soft. Open the lid and heat until the sauce is well thickened.

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Serve with steamed rice. Chinese beef curry | chinasichuanfood.com

Chinese beef curry | chinasichuanfood.com

Chinese beef curry

Chinese beef curry with carrots and potatoes

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: Chinese

Keyword: Beef, curry, potatoes

Servings: 4

Calories: 400kcal

Author: Elaine

Ingredients

  • 1 kg slow cook beef cuts, cut into 3 cm small cubs
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 large potatoes, diced
  • 1/2 white onion, cut into small pieces
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable cooking oil, divided
  • 100 g golden curry paste, one box
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 100ml coconut milk
  • water as needed
  • Steamed rice for serving

Instructions

  1. Heat the pot until really hot, spread cooking oil in and sauté the beef for 2-3 minutes until slightly browned. Then add 1 cup warm water and cook the beef for 20 minutes, with lid covered.
  2. In another pan, add another tablespoon of cooking oil and fry the sweet onion until slightly browned. Optional but recommended.
  3. Place potato, carrot and fried onion, golden curry paste and coconut milk until all of the ingredients almost covered. Cook for another 15 to 20 minutes until the vegetables are soft. Open the lid and heat until the sauce is well thickened.
  4. Serve with steamed rice.

Recipe Notes

For a spicier taste, add several dried chili pepper along when stir-frying garlic.

Nutrition Facts

Chinese beef curry

Amount Per Serving

Calories 400
Calories from Fat 180

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20g
31%

Saturated Fat 7g
35%

Cholesterol 105mg
35%

Sodium 669mg
28%

Potassium 927mg
26%

Total Carbohydrates 14g
5%

Dietary Fiber 3g
12%

Sugars 3g

Protein 37g
74%

Vitamin A
185.7%

Vitamin C
14.6%

Calcium
7.4%

Iron
34%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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