Thai Red Curry with Shrimp and Vegetables

Thai red curry with shrimp and vegetables

Ingredients (Serves 3 – 4)

1. Coconut oil – 1.5 tbsp (If you don’t have coconut oil, add 3 – 4 tbsp coconut cream(the top part of the coconut milk can) to the wok and cook over medium-high heat until it starts to break and oil separates. Then follow the recipe.)

2. Red curry paste – 1.5 – 2 tbsp

3. Cauliflower – 1 –1.5 cup, cut into medium florets

    Green beans – 1/4 cup, cut into 1/2 inch pieces

4. Thick coconut milk – 1 cup

    Water / vegetable stock – 1 – 1.5 cups

5. Shrimp – 12 – 15

    Green bell pepper – 1/2 cup, thinly sliced

    Red bell pepper – 1/2 cup, thinly sliced

6. Fish sauce – 1 tbsp

    Palm sugar – 1 tbsp or to taste (You can use 1 – 2 tsp regular granulated sugar or brown sugar instead)

7. Salt – To taste

8. Thai sweet basil – 4 – 5 leaves, torn

9. Cilantro – A few sprigs (optional)

Method

1. Heat 1.5 tbsp oil in a wok or sauce pan at medium heat. Add red curry paste and fry for a minute or two until oil separates. Add cauliflower, green beans and mix well. Add coconut milk, little salt and water/stock. Bring it to a boil. Cover and cook for 4 minutes. Add shrimp, green and red bell pepper slices. Cook for 2 – 3 minutes. The veggies should not get over-cooked, they should be crisp-tender. Add fish sauce, palm sugar and mix well. Taste-check for salt and sugar. Add thai sweet basil and a few cilantro sprigs. Mix well. Garnish with basil and thai red chilies. Serve the delicious red curry hot with steamed jasmine rice / thai fried rice.

Tip

You can use other vegetables such as thai egg plant quartered, chinese egg plant, bamboo shoots, long runner beans etc.

Thai red curry with shrimp and vegetables

Thai red curry with shrimp and vegetables

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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