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Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Thai Prawn Red Curry



This curry is made by using ready made curry paste which is easily available in the market. Very easy and quick to prepare, pairs well with Thai style steamed jasmine rice or any ordinary steamed rice.



Ingredients:

  • 300 gms prawns peeled, deveined  and cleaned
  • 3 tbsp of Thai red curry paste
  • 3 sticks of lemon grass roughly chopped
  • 5 to 6 lime leaves
  • 1 cup chopped mushrooms (optional)
  • 1 small green capsicum cut into cubes
  • 1 cup thick extract coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • 5 tbsp cooking oil

Preparations:
  • Keep coconut milk ready. If you do not have fresh coconut milk, then take 1 cup warm water and add 4 tbsp of coconut milk powder and make a thick extract.
  • Keep the prawns ready
  • Chop all the vegetables.

Method:
  1.  Heat oil in a sauce pan and fry the thai red curry paste for 3 minutes on low flame.
  2. Then add mushroom, capsicum, lemon grass and lime leaves and fry for 1 minute.
  3. Slowly pour 1 cup coconut milk and 1 cup of water. Bring to a slow boil and then add salt, 1 tbsp lemon juice and 1 tbsp brown sugar. Cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Finally add prawns and cook for 2 to 3 minutes and switch off the flame.
  5. Serve hot with steamed rice.

Note: More coconut milk and water can be added to adjust the spice and consistency.

3 comments:

  1. Masha Allah tried it. ..was very tasty... Restaurant taste. A hit..jazakallah for sharing the recipe, looking forward for the green curry next... :-)

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  2. Had it for lunch mashallah came out very good.specially the fragrance of this curry was mind blowing.. yasmeen made the red curry paste at home and shared some with me.. so all was home made

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  3. Had it for lunch mashallah came out very good.specially the fragrance of this curry was mind blowing.. yasmeen made the red curry paste at home and shared some with me.. so all was home made

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