Duck massaman curry


Making your own curry paste takes this easy curry to new heights. Store any leftover paste in a sealed container in the freezer.


For the curry paste

For the curry

To serve


  1. To make the curry paste, put all the ingredients into a food processor and blend to a paste. Set aside.

  2. Heat the vegetable oil in a large, deep pan. Sauté the onion and spices until softened. Add the potatoes, palm sugar and curry paste and stir well.

  3. Pour in the coconut milk and simmer for 15–20 minutes, or until the potatoes are almost soft.

  4. Add the duck and simmer for 5–6 minutes. (Don’ let it boil.)

  5. Garnish with the fresh coriander and peanuts and serve with rice.