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How to Cook Beef Curry Filipino Style

This beef curry recipe is a mild version of the famous beef curry and has vegetables like potatoes and carrots.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time1 hour
Total Time1 hour 10 minutes
Course: Beef Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: beef curry, filipino style
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 354kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 kilo beef briskets cut into 3/4 inch cubes
  • 2 medium size potatoes quartered
  • 2 medium size carrots slice into slabs (slanted cut)
  • 2 bell peppers red & green, diced
  • 1 cup coconut milk or evaporated milk
  • 3 Tbsp. curry powder
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 1 red onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp. patis
  • 2 pcs siling labuyo or red chili peppers chopped
  • 3 Tbsp. cooking oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


How to cook Beef Curry:

  • In a medium size wok, heat cooking oil and fry potatoes and carrots until color turns light brown. Drain and set aside.
  • In the same wok, saute garlic until fragrant. Add onion and saute until soft.
  • Add in beef briskets and stir fry until the color turns to brown. Dissolve curry powder and hot water.
  • Pour fish sauce, curry powder and 1 1/2 cup water then simmer meat for 40 minutes or until meat is tender. Add more water if necessary.
  • Add in fried potatoes, carrots and bell peppers and simmer for a minute.
  • Pour in coconut milk, salt and ground pepper then simmer for another 4 to 6 minutes or until the liquid is slightly thick. Keep stirring to prevent sticking on the bottom of the wok.
  • Turn off heat and serve hot.