Curry Beef with Pumpkin

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Ken Hom Cooks Thai

By Ken Hom

Published 2001

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Could this be perhaps the centrepiece of your next Christmas dinner? The pumpkin works very well here, its sweetness bringing a good balance and a flavourful enhancement to the richness of the meat. Of course, the red curry and other seasonings make their presence known and make an altogether satisfying dish.


  • 450 g (1 lb) lean beef steak
  • 1 tablespoon Shaoxing rice wine or


Put the beef in the freezing compartment of the refrigerator for 20 minutes. This will allow the meat to harden slightly for easier cutting. Then cut it into thin slices 5 cm (2 in) long. Put the slices in