Sunday, 23 August 2015

Dish #415 - Thai Green Veg Curry


Another simple Thai curry is the "Thai Green Curry", made the vegetarian version today and absolutely loved it...

Recipe for the Green Curry Paste (makes Approx. 1 Cup)
lemon grass stem - finely chopped - 2 tbsp 
coriander - chopped- 1 cup 
Onions - roughly chopped onions - 1/4 cup 
garlic - chopped - 1 tbsp
green chillies - roughly chopped - 10 
coriander powder - 1 tbsp 
cumin seeds powder - 2 tbsp 
black peppercorns - 1/2 tsp - freshly ground 
ginger - 1 inch piece
salt to taste
lemon juice - 1/2 tsp 
grated lemon rind - 1/4 tsp 
Combine all the ingredients and blend in a mixer to a fine paste, using enough water (approx. ½ cup). Keep aside.

Ingredients for The Curry
Green curry paste -3/4 cup - use the one available in most super markets are use my recipe below
coconut milk - 1 1/2 cups
oil - 1 tbsp
Green Capsicum - cubed - 1/2 cup
Red Capsicum - cubed - 1/2 cup
Baby corn - slices - 1/2 cup
Red pepper - cubed - 1/2 cup
Mushrooms - thickly sliced - 1/2 cup
a pinch of sugar
salt to taste

Method for the curry :
Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the green curry paste and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute. Add all the vegetables, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
Add the coconut milk, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
Add the sugar and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 more minute.
Serve hot with steaming white rice.

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