IThai Red curry simplified. This is a veggie version, cooked in microwave oven.
: 15 minutes
: 12 minutes
: 4 servings
For red paste
4-5 dry, Kashmiri red chillies (dried red chillies; available in any Indian store)
½ onion - roughly chopped
8-10 flakes garlic and 1 tsp chopped ginger OR 2tbsp ginger-garlic paste
1 tsp sugar
1 stalk lemon grass OR rind of 1 lemon
1½ tsp coriander seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
6 black peppercorns (adjust as per taste)
½ tsp soy sauce
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp salt
8-10 basil leaves
2 cups ready made coconut milk
Variety of veggies like diced carrots, baby corns, mushrooms, florets of broccoli, cauliflower
2 tbsp oil
(Tip: If you are using fresh veggies, steam them beforehand to reduce the cooking time)
You may add shredded chicken at this stage, if you like.
Serve with steamed rice.
or with Stir-Fry Rice.
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