||Add half the oil to the Beef and mix well. Heat the wok, ensure it is hot. Stir-fry the Beef in three batches, and set it aside. Reheat wok between each batch.
||Reheat the wok, add remaining oil, add the curry paste, stir-fry for 30 seconds. Add the cream, stock, sugar and pumpkin. Stir to combine. Reduce the heat and simmer for 5-8 minutes or until pumpkin is tender.
||Return the Beef to the wok and simmer for 1-2 minutes. Do not let the mixture boil. Sprinkle with basil leaves and fried shallots to serve. Accompany with rice.