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Shredded Beef Masala Recipe

Beef masala

Shredded Beef Masala

Photo by: Maxine Norris
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, Oriental


  • Instant Pot Multi Pressure Cooker


  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 kg beef brisket joint
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp coriander
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 250 ml beef stock
  • 250 ml passata
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • Serve with… your choice!


  • Select Sauté on the Instant Pot and adjust the time to 4minutes. Once the pot starts to warm up, add 2 tbsp oil.
  • Add the beef joint and brown on all sides then remove from the pot and set to one side.
  • Add the onion, garlic, spices, beef stock and passata into the Inner pot, and use a wooden spoon to deglaze the base, then press Cancel.
  • Place the metal trivet into the sauce in the inner pot and put the beef joint on top.
  • Secure the lid, and select Pressure Cook on ‘High’ and program for 90 minutes.
  • Once the program has finished, perform a quick pressure release and when the valve drops, remove the lid.
  • Remove the joint and the trivet from the inner pot and place onto a chopping board. Using 2 forks, shred the beef.
  • Once shredded, place the beef back into the inner pot to combine with the sauce, and keep warm until ready to serve.
  • Serve with your choice – whether that’s rice, potatoes, naan bread – whatever you fancy!
Keyword beef, Instant Pot