Curry Base- Currently Out of Stock

The Malaya’s curry base spice blend has been exactly the same for 50 years. Use this versatile curry base to make a richly flavoured, medium-hot curry at home using your favourite ingredients. 

Buy 5 jars and recieve the 6th free.

Note a minimum order of three sauces is required, per purchase.



Use The Malaya Curry Base to make our delicious Curry Beef at home. A thick and richly flavoured medium-hot curry filled with tender, slow-cooked beef, it works perfectly with pan-fried Roti Canai, steamed rice and green Asian vegetables. 


Ingredients: Serves 4

1kg gravy beef – cut into 4cm by 3cm pieces

80ml canola oil

4 ½ to 5 heaped tablespoons The Malaya Curry Base

3 large garlic cloves – peeled (15 to 20gm)

1 heaped tablespoon ginger - peeled (25gm)

2 medium onions – peeled, with 1 onion chopped and 1 finely diced (500gm)

2 coriander roots

2 large red chillies cut in half, length ways (seeds removed)

2 large green chillies cut in half, length ways (seeds removed)

100ml coconut milk

100ml fresh milk

300ml water

1 teaspoon salt


  1. In a food processor, blend 1 chopped onion, garlic, ginger and 50ml of water. Add the curry base and stir through the paste, set aside.
  2. In a 3 to 4 litre saucepan, heat oil, add finely diced onion and fry until golden and fragrant over a medium heat. Approximately 5 to 8 minutes.
  3. Add blended curry paste and sauté for 5 to 10 minutes or until oil rises to the top of the paste. Take care not to burn the paste.
  4. Add gravy beef and coat well with the curry paste then add 250ml of water and simmer over a low heat for 90 to 120 minutes with lid on or until beef is cooked.
  5. Add coconut milk, red and green chilli, fresh milk and coriander and bring to the boil then turn off the heat immediately.
  6. Salt to taste.
  7. Thicken with cornflour if required. Mix at a ratio of 5:1 water to cornflour and add I teaspoon of mixed cornflour at a time to the curry until desired thickness.
  8. Serve with steamed rice.

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