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Stir Fried Curry Beef 干炒咖喱牛肉


We were at a tze char stall the other day and Ben asked me about an item on menu, which is dry fried curry beef. We did not end up ordering it as we thought it might be too spicy for him. I kept that in mind and today, i made my very own dish for him to make it up to him. I think i did a pretty good job, it was very delicious! It is an awesome dish for us as we can never finish a whole pot of curry, this suits us perfectly! Now I am so glad that we didn’t order this dish the other day when we can make our own right in our own kitchen 🙂


  1. 200g thinly sliced beef (may be replaced with shabu shabu meat)
  2. 1 medium potato, cut into thin strips
  3. 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  4. 1 red onion, cut into squares
  5. 1 handful of curry leaves
  6. 1 tsp curry paste (more for a spicier dish)
  7. 1 tbsp curry powder
  8. 1 cup fresh coconut milk
  9. 1 tbsp soy sauce
  10. Spring onions and chillies, to garnish


  1. Soak potatoes in water and some vinegar. Set aside.
  2. In a hot wok, saute garlic until fragrant.
  3. Add in curry paste and fry until fragrant. Add in curry powder and curry leaves. Toss well.
  4. Add in potatoes and fry briefly. Pour in coconut milk and bring to boil. Lower heat and simmer for about 5 minutes.
  5. Add in beef and onions on high heat. Toss well.
  6. Lower to medium high heat and simmer for about 5 minutes.
  7. Season with soy sauce, to taste.
  8. Garnish with spring onions and chillies before serving with steamed rice.

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