Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Vegetarian Thai Green Curry ( Gaeng Keow Wan)


Ingredients:
1.      1/4 cup green curry paste
2.      1/2 cup coconut milk
3.      1/2 cup water
4.      3 tablespoon vegetable oil
5.      4 kaffir lime or lime leaf
6.      1/2 cup sweet basil leaf
7.      5 to 6 broccoli, florets (optional)
8.      5 to 7 whole green peas
9.      3 thai eggplant
10.  1/4 cup small round green eggplant
11.  1 cup tofu or paneer, cubes
12.  2 to 3 spur green chilies (optional)
13.  1 teaspoon soy sauce
14.  1 tablespoon palm sugar or brown sugar  

Method:
1.      Cut thai eggplant in big chunks, torn lime leaves, basil and whole peas, keep it aside.
2.      Mix together coconut milk and water and keep aside.
3.      Heats the oil in pan add green curry paste and sauté for 2 minutes.
4.      Reduce the heat and pour coconut milk mixture, stir until a film of green oil surfaces.
5.      Now add broccoli, both eggplants and peas and simmer for about 4 minutes.
6.      Season with palm sugar, soy sauce, lime leaves and spur chilies ( Adjust the seasonings as desired).
7.      Now add tofu and cook until eggplants are done but not mushy, stir occasionally.
8.      Sprinkle sweet basil leaves, then turn off the heat.
9.      Garnish with basil and serve with jasmine rice or with rice noodles.    
Note: 

If you like more gravy add more coconut milk. 
My curry is not very spicy but if you like more spicy  add 1 tablespoon curry paste more.
The curry is too spicy for you add more coconut milk and palm sugar.
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9 comments:

Supriya's Rasoi said...

Daksha the thai curry looks very inviting and healthy..

Daksha said...

Thanks Supriya:)....

Medeja said...

Green curry is one of the best Thai curries and especially with your curry paste :)

Amarendra said...

Yum... this is may all time favourite.. Just awesome..

Cookwell said...

Thai curry looks yumm!!

kala said...

i Loveeee thai food this looksss so yumyyy

Daksha said...

Thankd a lot friends for stopping by and leaving your heartfelt thoughts. your few words are My energy boosters so plz feel free to share your thoughts

Priya said...

Wow this thai green curry looks highly irresistible,thanks for sending to COG.

Sirimalla Sandeep said...

Its very delicious and beautiful

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