Instant Pot Guyanese Style Beef Curry

Instant Pot Guyanese Style Beef Curry


  • For the food processor:
  • 4 garlic cloves

  • 1 onion, coarsely chopped

  • 2 green finger chilies, coarsely chopped

  • 2 tbsp water

  • For the beef:
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless beef stewing cubes

  • 1/2 tsp sea salt

  • 1/4 tsp pepper

  • 1 tbsp madras curry powder

  • For the curry:
  • 1-2 tbsp grapeseed oil

  • 1/2 tsp cumin

  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme

  • 2 tsp garam masala

  • 1 tbsp madras curry powder

  • 1 tbsp tomato paste

  • 4 medium potatoes, quartered

  • 1 1/2 tsp sea salt

  • 3 cups water


  • In a mini food processor, puree the garlic, onion, green chilies and 2 tbsp water until smooth. Set aside.
  • In a bowl, season beef with the salt, pepper and madras powder.
  • Press the sauté button on the instant pot. Add 1 tbsp oil. Add the onion/garlic puree. Fry for a minute or so.
  • Add the cumin, thyme, garam masala and madras powder. Stir. Add the tomato paste and beef and stir until well coated.
  • Add the potatoes and salt, stir to coat.
  • Add the water. Turn off instant pot, cover, and set knob to sealing. Press the meat/stew button, or manually set it to 45 minutes.
  • After it’s done, turn knob to venting to let the pressure out. Uncover and stir. Enjoy!

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