Today we’re going to show you how to make our Japanese Beef Curry completely from scratch! This is a part of a series of Japanese Curry recipes. Check them out here: Japanese Curry Rice Series

Adam in blue tiger striped jump suit flying like superman while holding plate of Japanese Curry Rice
Super Sentai Tip
You can use any brand of curry powder you want! If you want to be more authentic, use S&B brand.



How much are we making?
Total Calories
Beef Stewing Meat
1.5 lb
Large Onion
Garlic Cloves
Fresh Ginger
1 Tablespoon
Worchestershire Sauce
1 Tablespoon
2 Tablespoons
Soy Sauce
1 Tablespoon
Black Pepper
1/2 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
Vegetable Oil
2 Tablespoons
Beef Bouillon Cubes
2 Cups
Cooked Rice
Japanese Curry Roux
Vegetable Oil
3 Tablespoons
3 Tablespoons
Curry Powder
1.5 Tablespoons
Garam Masala
1 Tablespoon
Cayenne Powder(optional)
1/2 Teaspoon
5  Items


  1. Make the Curry Roux
    1. Put a small sauce pan over medium heat. Add the vegetable oil and flour to the pot. Mixing well. Adding oil to pot adding flour to pot
    2. Continue to cook this 5-15 minutes constantly stirring or until it reaches a peanut butter or almost a milk chocolate color. whisking roux, this is the white color stage whisking roux, this is the blonde color stage    whisking roux, this is the peanut butter color stage
    3. Now remove it from the heat and add the the curry powder, garam masala, and cayenne powder. Mix it up well and set aside. This is our curry roux! Adding curry powder to roux adding garam masala to roux adding cayenne powder to roux whisking it up well Our finished curry roux
  2. Pressure Cooking the Beef
    1. Peel the ginger, and apple. peeling ginger peeling an apple
    2. Then mince our ginger and garlic cloves. Roughly chop up the apple. mincing ginger mincing garlic cutting up an apple
    3. Slice onion up into large pieces. Slicing onion into large slices
    4. Season stew meat all over with salt and pepper. Seasoning beef with salt Seasoning beef with pepper
    5. Turn the pressure cooker on saute mode and add the vegetable oil to it. Once hot add the stew meat. Brown the pieces on all sides about 7-8 minutes. setting pressure cooker to saute mode adding oil into pressure cooker adding seasoned stew meat into pressure cooker well browned stew meat
    6. Now add the onions, ginger, garlic and apple. Saute for a few minutes or until the onions turn translucent. Then turn off the pressure cooker. Adding sliced onion to pressure cooker adding ginger to pressure cooker adding garlic to pressure cooker adding apple to pressure cooker Translucent onions after a few minutes of sauting
    7. Add the beef bouillon cubes, water, worchershire sauce, soy sauce, and honey to the pot and mix well. adding beef bouillon cubes adding water Adding worchestershire sauce adding soy sauce adding honey
    8. Now put on the lid and set the pressure cooker to high pressure for 30 minutes. putting lid on pressure cooker setting pressure cooker to high pressure for 30 minutes
  3. Cooking the Veggies
    1. While the beef is cooking, let’s prep the rest of our ingredients. Peel carrots and the potatoes. Then cut them up into large bite sized pieces. peeling carrots peeling potatoes cutting potatoes up cutting up carrots
    2. After the 30 minutes is up, release the pressure from the cooker and take off the lid. Releasing pressure from cooker after 30 minutes
    3. Add the potatoes and carrots to the pot and stir well. Put the lid back on, and set the pressure cooker on high pressure for 5 minutes. adding potatoes and carrots to pressure cooker Setting pressure cooker to high pressure for 5 minutes
  4. Putting it All Together
    1. After 5 minutes, release the pressure from the cooker one last time. Take off the lid and add our homemade curry roux to the pot and mix it up well. Releasing pressure from pressure cooker after 5 minutes adding curry roux mixing it up well
    2. Now add the frozen peas and give it another good stir. Serve it up with rice and enjoy! adding frozen peas Our finishing scratch-made Japanese Beef Curry A bowl of our delicious scratch-made Japanese beef curry.