Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Thai Red Curry with Cashew Nuts



This is one of my Fav Thai curry.It is easy to make and goes very well with Fried Rice. The red curry paste can be refrigerated for up to 3 weeks.If you don't have time to make the Red Curry paste use ready made one's.
Ingredients:

Coconut milk-14 fl oz
kaffir lime leaf-1
Light Soy sauce-1/4 tsp
Baby corn-4-6[I use the canned ones]
Broccoli Florets-1/2 cup
French beans- 1/2 cup cut into 2 " pieces
Carrots-1/2 cup chopped
zucchini-1/2 cup chopped
Mushrooms- 5 thinly sliced
Firm Tofu-Cubed 1 cup

Cashew Nuts-1/4 cup
Basil leaves-15 [Use Thai basil]
Coriander leaves-1 tbs
Chopped roasted Peanut-1 tbs

Red Curry Paste

Red Chillies-7
Cumin seeds-2 tsp
Coriander seeds-2 tsp
Galangal-1 " piece peeled and chopped
Lemon Grass-1/2 stalk chopped
Salt-1 tsp
grated Lime rind of -1 lime
Garlic cloves-4 chopped
Shallots-3 chopped
Kaffir lime leaves-2 mid-rib removed and shredded
Oil- 1 tbs to blend



Method:

To make the red curry paste ,grind together chillies,cumin,coriander,galangal,lime leaves,salt,lime,garlic,shallots and lemon grass in a blender with 1 tbs oil.

Preheat a wok or a large pan,add 3 tbs of the red curry paste and cook over high heat,stirring ,until fragrant.
Reduce the heat and add the coconut milk,lime leaf,soy sauce,corn cobs,broccoli,Carrots,mushrooms and beans.Bring to boil and simmer for about 10 minutes until vegetables are cooked,but still firm ,now add the Cubed tofu and let it to boil for 5 more minutes. Remove from the flame.
Remove the lime leaf and stir in the basil leaves and coriander leaves. Garnish with peanuts and cashews.
Serve hot with Fried Rice.

31 comments:

Priya said...

Delicious, mouthwatering thai curry looks fantabulous..

kothiyavunu said...

thai red curry looks so yummy and delicious!!
Love to gobble it up with some fried rice now..:)

Gita said...

Thai curry looks very delicious and spicy...nice combo with fried rice :)

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

looks so yum....

Soma Pradhan said...

Delicious and irrestible..love thai anytime

shahana said...

Looks delicious.Perfect with some hot rice i think

Tina said...

I luv thai food..This looks delicious and yummy..

Pari said...

Hi Dhanya, Wish I could grab the bowl. I love the thai curries and this is so inviting.

shanthi said...

healthy , yummy and what not?

Vrinda said...

Thai curry looks awesome Dhaya..creamy and yumm...........

Parita said...

Love the second click..so elegant and classy!

kitchen queen said...

yum yum curry to go with nice fried rice.

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Thai curry looks rich and yummy!!!

Homecooked said...

Hmmm....yum :) This looks really good! By the way where do u get kaffir lime leaves and galangal?

Oraphan said...

Oh Yum! Your Thai red curry looks absolutely delicious! I really love that you added cashew nuts in it, Mmm!!! It does go so well with fried rice, I love it:)

? said...

Good recipe! This should work well with Paneer also, would it not?

Jagruti said...

thai red curry looks delicious and yummy...nice combo:))

Preety said...

great curry recipe..

how are you doing?..long time no see

Pavithra Srihari said...

Curry looks very nice

SathyaSridhar said...

wooow,,,yummy thai red curry loos perfect n delicious dear,,dhanya,,,really u got some magic in ur hands rocking in cooking and also in cakes,,,

Nadjibella said...

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See soon.

PranisKitchen said...

thai red curry looks delcious..we like thai food..this red curry is one of our favorite.
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Suhaina said...

Very nice recipe. My hubby likes this curry very much. Thats for the lovely recipe. Happy to follow u.

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

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Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

thai curry looks awesome...can see u r in fremont,.we moved last year from bay area...do visit the thai restaurant @ concord..wil send u name across..shortly..its awesome...
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Sayali said...

Feel nice to know about you blog...Great

Damaris said...

so delish. feed me!

Kurinji said...

Mouthwatering n yummy!

Subhie Arun said...

delicious and inviting thai curry..lov thai curry!

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Aruna Manikandan said...

First time here...
Curry looks rich and delicious...

U have a wonderful space, glad to follow u :)

Shobha said...

I love this curry.nice and spicy.
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