MaeSri Green Curry Paste - 100g
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Here are ingredients you'll need for an authentic Thai green curry. The bamboo shoots are a common vegetable used for green curry, but feel free to change it up. And if you are DIY-minded and have time, here's my homemade green curry paste recipe. Toast coriander seeds by adding them to a dry sauté pan and stir constantly over medium-high heat until the seeds are aromatic and slightly darkened, about 4 minutes. Cool on a plate. Repeat with the cumin seeds. If after adding garlic and shallots you find the mixture too watery and hard to pound, you can add some of the ground spices to help absorb some of the moisture.
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Curry is the type of food that’s a mood-changer from the second aroma wafts in from the kitchen – a cosy comfort blanket. With the above guidelines, I arrived at these 5: Most common brands of Thai red curry paste on the market. Namjai: A near-tie to Mae Ploy. It has a redder colour (if that matters to you) and a slightly milder shrimp paste flavor.More of a video person? Watch the Curry Paste Tasting Video here, complete with my live reaction! How I Chose the Brands for Review Thai curry is best enjoyed fresh but can be easily made ahead and refrigerated. Simply heat it well before eating and it tastes just as good. The curry can stay good in the fridge for up to 5 days. Variations But if you prefer a crispy tofu, either sear it first, before heating the curry paste, bake it in the oven, or air fry the tofu. Then place the crispy cubes of tofu on top of each individual serving of green curry.
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Using a mortar and pestle, grind toasted coriander seeds, toasted cumin seeds, and white peppercorns into a fine powder. Remove from mortar and set aside. Maeploy - my current go-to brand. It does contain shrimp paste, which is traditional, but if you’re vegan this one is out by default. Maesri - the only brand that comes in a can, and also the only one with sugar in the ingredient list.
It’s the curry we sweat and swear our way through, guzzling down water and wiping our brows when we confidently tell the waiter “give it to us the way it should be – extra spicy!!” I generally use Mae Ploy for my green curry. It is a bit salty, but I find that a little bit of palm sugar dissolved in a but of lime juice can help. Not a lot, but just a bit. Maybe a tsp of each. Lots of chopped thai basil and some coconut cream in with the coconut milk.