This healthy and delicious creamy curry is perfect for cooler nights. Made with real food ingredients, this recipe is paleo friendly, gluten free, dairy
free and sugar free.
This is a great recipe to make in your slow cooker or on the stove top. I use organic beef (or lamb) from Sherwood Rd Organics, Brisbane.
As you will see in the recipe I love to serve this curry with cauliflower rice to add a serve of vegetables.
For more healthy dinner recipes check out my ‘Real Food Recipes’ recipe e-book.
Coconut Beef Curry
- 1 tbsp coconut oil
- 1 brown onion, chopped
- 3 garlic cloves, crushed
- 2 tsp curry powder (Keens brand)
- 1 1/2 tsp ground coriander
- 1 tsp ground cumin
- 1 tsp garam masala
- 1 tsp paprika
- 1 tsp cardamom
- Pinch chilli powder (to liking)
- Pinch salt
- 1 kg organic beef chuck (cut into 2-3 cm cubes)
- 2 x 270mL canned coconut milk (I use the brand Ayam)
- 4 cups riced cauliflower*
- Fresh coriander to serve
- Fresh lime wedges to serve
- Fresh chilli to serve
- In a large heavy-based saucepan, heat coconut oil and and sauté onions for 2 minutes over medium heat until soft.
- Add garlic and spices. Stir over low-med heat for 1-2 minutes or until fragrant.Add beef and brown for 2-3 minutes.
- Add coconut milk and bring to a simmer. Cover and simmer for 1 - 1.5 hours or until meat is tender.
- Meanwhile, heat extra coconut oil in a large, deep frying pan and add riced cauliflower with 1 tbsp water, stir over medium heat until soft.
- Check curry for seasoning and adjust by adding extra salt if needed.Serve cauliflower rice and curry into serving bowls.
- Top with fresh coriander and lime wedges and fresh chilli for freshness.
- Great to serve with a side of greens or add spinach leaves in final 5 minutes of cooking time.
- Adjust spice to liking by adding more or less chilli (can also use fresh chilli).
- If you are sensitive to onion and garlic, omit onion and swap garlic for 2-3 tbsp garlic infused olive oil.
- You can also use lamb or chicken to make this recipe.
- If using chicken, the cooking time will reduce.
- Serve with cauliflower rice, brown rice or quinoa.