Green Thai Curry

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Ingredients:

Green Thai Curry Paste:

  • Cilantro 1/2 a bunch
  • Coriander 1 Tsp
  • Cumin 1/2 Tsp
  • Black pepper 1 tsp
  • Green chilies 10
  • Galangal or substitute with ginger 1 1/2 Tsp
  • Garlic 6 cloves
  • Shallot or pearl onions 6 – 10
  • Lemon grass sliced 1 1/2 Tsp or substitute with lime or lemon
  • Salt 1 tsp or as needed

Grind the above ingredients in a blender to make a green paste as shown above in the picture. Use dried red chilies to make the red curry paste and red Thai curry instead of  the green chilies.

  • Grated coconuts 1/2 cup to make coconut milk

Grind the grated coconut in 2 to 3 cups of warm water using a blender and strain it using a strainer to make coconut milk.

  • Carrots sliced 1/4 cup
  • Potatoes sliced 1/4 cup
  • Snow peas 1/4 cup
  • Mushrooms sliced 1/4 cup
  • Red and yellow bell peppers (Capsicum) sliced 1/4 cup

Preparation:

  1. Mix the curry paste and coconut milk and bring it to boil.
  2. Add carrot and potato and let it boil for a minute or two.
  3. Then add the capsicum and let it stand for  1 – 2 minutes.
  4. Finally add the snow peas and then mushroom.
  5. Let it boil for a minute. Now the green Thai curry is ready.
  6. The vegetables should not become too tender or soft. It should be crunchy to taste.

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Serve the curry with Basmati rice or Jasmine rice.

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