Monday, November 18, 2013

Thai Green Curry



I do like Thai food but sometimes find the dishes too 'lemak' or heavy for my tummy, especially their curries.  However, Thai Green Curry has always been on my menu list whenever I patronise Thai food joints.  I cooked this curry with  Delimas Thai Green Curry Sauce and as you can see from the pictures, the curry is not 'lemak'/thick as I didn't follow fully the instructions on the packet but added more water to suit my taste buds.  Also added some palm sugar to enhance the taste.







Recipe for Thai Green Curry

    Ingredients
    • 400 gm chicken fillet and thigh, cut into chunks and seasoned with some seasalt
    • 100 gm capsicum
    • 100 gm long beans, cut into 2 inch lengths
    • 150 gm egg plant, cubed
    • 1 pkt Delimas Thai green curry sauce (180 gm/6 oz)
    • 2 to 3 bird's eye chillies, sliced
    • 1 red chilli
    • 4 kaffir leaves
    • 1 tsp palm or brown sugar (optional)
    • 1.14 cup water
    • Some fresh Thai Basil leaves to garnish
    Method
    1.  In a wok, heat up 1.1/2 Tbsp oil and pan-fry the seasoned chicken fillet.  Add in 1/2 cup water and simmer till the chicken is cooked through.
    2. Add in the egg plant, followed by the Thai green curry paste and kaffir leaves, continue stirring.
    3. Add in the long beans, capsicum, sliced chillies and water, continue stirring.  Fine tune to taste.
    4. Dish out and garnish with Basil leaves.
    5. Serve hot with rice.




    I am submitting this post to  Asian Food Fest  (Thailand) - November Month 
    hosted by  Lena of  Frozen Wings


16 comments:

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  1. I love Thai food any way you serve it, Cheah and yours looks delicious! I only wish Marion liked it as much as me but one day "we" will convince her:)

    Thank you so much for sharing...

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    1. Thanks, Louise. Maybe she needs time to get acquired to the taste.

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  2. Cheah, your Thai curry looks so delicious! Definitely can eat more rice with it :D

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  3. Your curry looks good, packed with lots of veggies, i like! I still have some instant paste from my last visit to Bangkok, must quickly use them up :)

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    1. Yes, I like this curry with loads of veg.

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  4. Cheah, this is a very appetizing and delicious curry.

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  5. Cheah, this is my all time favourite Thai curry. I love it that you added more vegetables to the dish.

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    1. Yes, looks more like a vege curry. Must try with another brand of paste!

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  6. Hi Cheah, I think I shall buy one packet and cook too…no need to prepare from scratch:D looks just as good!

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  7. Nicw kickin spicy.....
    i love made this kind of curry with giant grouper fish head too

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  8. Hi Cheah,
    I love green curry. Like you i like it more soupy and not too thick.
    Yours sure looks very appetizing.
    mui

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  9. hi cheah, just back from a short holiday and happy to see your entry again. I also made green curry a few times for this event and mine was actually quite rich..cannot eat all the time..very 'lemak' as what you said...hehe..

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