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Yellow Thai Curry Recipe

Yellow Thai Curry
How to make Yellow Thai Curry

Seasonal veggies, baby corn, coconut milk, pea eggplants, beans and green peas are coated with freshly made paste and cooked together to create a scrumptious Thai curry.

  • Total Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
  • Prep Time 30 mins
  • Cook Time 40 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Yellow Thai Curry

  • 1 Tbsp of vegetable oil
  • 2 green plantains, sliced
  • 4-5 new baby potatoes, cut in half
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled & sliced
  • 3-4 baby corns, sliced
  • 2 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 20 gm pea eggplants
  • 1 cup french beans, cut in half
  • 1/2 cup frozen green peas
  • 1 1/2 cup of water
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 200 ml coconut milk
  • A few lime leaves for garnish
  • Salt to taste
  • Ingredients for the Paste:
  • Juice of 1/2 a lime
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 tsp of vegetable oil
  • 3 leaves of kaffir lime
  • 1/2 a stalk of lemongrass
  • 1 tsp of turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp of coriander powder
  • 1 tsp of roasted cumin powder
  • 1 medium onion, cut into half
  • 2 small pieces of galangal (Thai ginger)
  • A handful of fresh coriander, roughly chopped

How to Make Yellow Thai Curry

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Grind all the ingredients for the paste together.
Soak the sweet potatoes, small new potatoes and plantains in salted water for 10 mins, to prevent oxidization
Then drain the water and season them with a pinch of salt and red chilli powder.
Heat 1 tbsp of vegetable oil in a pan and saute the seasoned veggies for about a minute.
Add the freshly made paste and mix well till it coats the vegetables completely.
Add 1/2 cup of water, give it a nice stir, cover and let it simmer for 2 minutes.
Then add the sliced baby corn, coconut milk, rice wine vinegar and brown sugar. Mix well
Now add the pea eggplants, beans and frozen green peas.
Stir well, add more water and let it cook till the gravy thickens.
Garnish the curry with fine strips of Kaffir lime leaves.
Serve with steamed rice.
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