Thai Massaman Curry of Lamb

Ready in 1h

Try this Thai Massaman Curry of Lamb recipe, or contribute your own.


1 tb Vegetable oil
1 lg Onion; peeled and chopped
1 tb Massaman Curry Paste; (I packet mix available in supermarkets which is enough for 5 or 6 curries. Take care when you first use it because it is rather hot)
1 Kaffir lime leaf; (dried or fresh)
750 g lamb; Diced, (some butchers cubed lamb cut from leg or shoulder)
1 c Beef stock; or chicken stock; (use you like)
1 150-gram can coconut milk
1 ts Fish sauce; (1 to 2)
1 lg Carrot; peeled and chopped
1 c Water
250 g Potatoes; (2 medium) peeled and cut into 2 or 3 cm chunks
125 g Snow peas; strings removed
Jasmine rice; Hot boiled
Fresh coriander; or mint

Original recipe makes 1



Put oil into a large saucepan with onion and cook gently for five minutes then add the curry paste and kaffir lime leaf and cook for a few minutes longer. Add the lamb and stir around to coat with the curry spices then add the stock, coconut milk, fish sauce and carrot and cook for about 35 minutes, adding extra water if necessary. Then add potatoes and cook until the lamb is tender, about an extra 20 to 25 minutes. Blanch the snow peas for one minute only in boiling salted water then add them to the curry. Serve in big rice bowls over a bed of Jasmine rice then garnish with fresh coriander or mint. Serves 4 Per serving: 800 Calories (kcal); 51g Total Fat; (54% calories from fat); 14g Protein; 81g Carbohydrate; 1mg Cholesterol; 78mg Sodium Food Exchanges: 3 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 5 Vegetable; 1/2 Fruit; 10 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates Converted by MM_Buster v2.0n.

Alert editor   
Calories Per Serving: 5879 Get detailed nutrition information, including line-by-line nutrition insights?  Try BigOven Pro for Free for 14 days!

Date My private notes
Add your own private notes with BigOven Pro!

Take your recipes anywhere

Save to your recipe box and bring to the store with free BigOven membership!

Recipe Links

Link in another recipe. What would you serve with this?

There are no reviews yet for Thai Massaman Curry of Lamb. Be the first to review it!

Rating (optional):

sign in to add your comment

Get seasonal ideas by email


There are no reviews yet. Be the first!

Add unlimited recipes. Remove ads. Custom folders. Find recipes for your diet. Try BigOven Pro Free