Turn inexpensive beef into something spectacular with this Instant Pot Beef Curry Recipe. This recipe is budget friendly and so delicious that your family will want this all the time!

Turn inexpensive beef into something spectacular with this Instant Pot Beef Curry Recipe. This recipe is budget friendly and delicious for a great meal.

Instant Pot Beef Curry Recipe

Beef Curry sounds fancy but really it is one of the easiest recipes to make. Plus, the instant pot gets this on the table in only 25 minutes!

Forget take out when you can enjoy tasty recipes like this at home in less time than it takes to go to the drive thru! The flavor is so delicious with the curry and tomatoes blended with the beef.

The meat is so tender that you will think it was slow cooked all day instead of cooked in the instant pot in minutes! You can use an inexpensive cut of beef and it will still be tender and flavorful in this recipe.

It is a win all around!

Turn inexpensive beef into something spectacular with this Instant Pot Beef Curry Recipe. This recipe is budget friendly and delicious for a great meal.

You will need a pressure cooker to make this Instant Pot recipe.

I am using an 8 quart Instant pot but you can use a 6 quart. I personally have an Instant Pot and so far I am loving it.

You can find the Instant pot on sale here.  It’s really changed dinner time around here.

If you have been putting off trying an instant pot, I highly recommend going ahead and biting the bullet. I love using the pressure cooker when I don’t have much time.

It is perfect for frozen food or meals that normally take a while. You can toss everything in and have dinner ready in no time at all.

Those days when you forget to take something out of the freezer or wait until the last minute for dinner, the instant pot is your saving grace.

I am not exaggerating when I say it truly has changed meal time around here. We love ours!

Turn inexpensive beef into something spectacular with this Instant Pot Beef Curry Recipe. This recipe is budget friendly and delicious for a great meal.

You can also these Instant Pot Accessories to make pressure cooking a breeze. We just love to pressure cook and  I am certain you will too.

Dinner time is much easier and less complicated now that I have the pressure cooker. If you are hesitant or on the fence, don’t be. You will love it!

You can also make this meal in the slow cooker if you prefer.

Turn inexpensive beef into something spectacular with this Instant Pot Beef Curry Recipe. This recipe is budget friendly and delicious for a great meal.

Pressure cooker beef curry ingredients:

  • cheap steak or roast
  • beef broth
  • tomato sauce
  • minced garlic
  • salt and pepper
  • yellow curry powder
  • garam masala
  • yellow onion
  • cilantro, to garnish
  • chopped red onion, to garnish
Turn inexpensive beef into something spectacular with this Instant Pot Beef Curry Recipe. This recipe is budget friendly and delicious for a great meal.

How to make beef curry:

First, place the steak and yellow onion in the Instant pot. Make sure the beef is in chunks or small pieces.

Next, in a small bowl mix the rest of the ingredients.

Cover and set the valve to sealing. Set the pressure on high pressure.

Do a quick release to release the pressure. Stir.

It is that easy!  Keep reading for the full recipe.

Turn inexpensive beef into something spectacular with this Instant Pot Beef Curry Recipe. This recipe is budget friendly and delicious for a great meal.
Turn inexpensive beef into something spectacular with this Instant Pot Beef Curry Recipe. This recipe is budget friendly and delicious for a great meal.

What to serve with instant pot beef curry?

Serve over rice and top with red onion and cilantro.

Make this meal even easier when you learn how to freeze rice.  It is so handy to just grab the rice from the freezer for meals like this one.

Schedules are crazy around here so anything I can do to save time I am all for.

We do this for lots of meals and it helps put together a quick meal. If you are not freezing rice, it is a great time saving trick.

Turn inexpensive beef into something spectacular with this Instant Pot Beef Curry Recipe. This recipe is budget friendly and delicious for a great meal.

If you are eating low carb, serve this meal with cauliflower rice.

You might also like to try these easy Roasted Green Beans or learn how to steam broccoli in the microwave for a super easy veggie side dish. Both of these only take a few minutes to make.

Turn inexpensive beef into something spectacular with this Instant Pot Beef Curry Recipe. This recipe is budget friendly and delicious for a great meal.

Tip for pressure cooker beef curry recipe:

This recipe like many calls for diced onions. Another time saving tip is to use a small food chopper or food processor to quickly and easily chop the onions.

If you do not have one of these, I highly recommend them. They are such a time saver and you can get the veggies really fine if you have children that are picky.

Turn inexpensive beef into something spectacular with this Instant Pot Beef Curry Recipe. This recipe is budget friendly and delicious for a great meal.

I usually just chop the entire vegetable and freeze what I don’t need. It’s so nice to be able to just take the diced onion out of the freezer for recipes.

This is how I meal prep. It’s so quick and easy and helps get dinner on the table fast.

Learn and  how to freeze onions and also how to freeze peppers to save so much time in the kitchen!

Turn inexpensive beef into something spectacular with this Instant Pot Beef Curry Recipe. This recipe is budget friendly and delicious for a great meal.

This Indian beef curry pressure cooker recipe is inexpensive to make. 

Since this recipe calls for an inexpensive cut of beef, the entire meal is very cheap to make. It is perfect for feeding your family on a budget.

I often just use what I have in the freeze or what is on sale. You can truly make this recipe your own and customize it for your family.

This is how I keep our grocery budget reasonable. By shopping when things are on sale I save money on groceries and it really helps our budget.

Turn inexpensive beef into something spectacular with this Instant Pot Beef Curry Recipe. This recipe is budget friendly and delicious for a great meal.

I keep recipes like this on the regular menu plan rotation because I know the entire family will enjoy and it is easy to use what I have.

In fact, I cut our grocery bill by 50% off by following these 8 Tips for for Saving Money on Groceries by Menu Planning! Save that money for a family vacation or maybe just some wiggle room in the budget.

Everyone will be well fed and your budget will be better as well. Give some of these tips a try!

You can even try ground beef curry instant pot recipe!

However you decide to make this, it will be a hit. The curry sauce is amazing over rice and takes beef stew to the next level.

The flavor is amazing and pressure cooking makes this a breeze to cook. We have even switched out the beef stock for chicken stock and it turned out just as delicious.

It is one of our favorite instant pot recipes.

Turn inexpensive beef into something spectacular with this Instant Pot Beef Curry Recipe. This recipe is budget friendly and delicious for a great meal.

Print this beef curry recipe below:

Instant Pot Beef Curry Recipe

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Turn inexpensive beef into something spectacular with this Instant Pot Beef Curry Recipe. This recipe is budget friendly and delicious for a great meal.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 6
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course
Calories 236
Author Eating on a Dime

Ingredients

  • 2-3 pounds cheap steak or roast chopped into chunks
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 (8 oz.) can tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1.5 tablespoons yellow curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala
  • 1/2 large yellow onion chopped
  • cilantro to garnish
  • chopped red onion to garnish

Instructions

  • Place the steak and yellow onion in the Instant pot.
  • In a small bowl mix mix the rest of the ingredients.
  • Cover and set the valve to sealing. Set the pressure for 25 minutes on high pressure.
  • Do a quick release to release the pressure.
  • Stir.
  • Serve over rice and top with red onion and cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 236kcal, Carbohydrates 4g, Protein 35g, Fat 8g, Saturated Fat 3g, Cholesterol 98mg, Sodium 655mg, Potassium 685mg, Fiber 2g, Sugar 2g, Vitamin A 178IU, Vitamin C 3mg, Calcium 39mg, Iron 4mg

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