Recipe Details

Weight loss Thai Diet

THAI RED CURRY

12 Jun 2018 597 Views

Thai red curry is a traditiional Thai cuisine. It is a very hot and tangy chillie vegetable curry but very nutritious and low in calorie. It is perfect for losing weight with optimum taste. The chemical compositiion namely capsaicin present in chilies helps in digestion and keeping the gut clean. It also prevents the built up of cholesterol and aids its eliminatin through the stools. Capsaicin is also know to increase the testosterone which is responsiblefor increasing the sexual drive.


Method

  1. Put all the ingredients of Thai red paste in a grinder and make a semi fine or fine paste.
  2. Wash and chop the vegetables and cook them or steam them until done
  3. Strain the vegetable stock from the vegetables.
  4. Now heat the sesame oil in a pan and add the shallots or spring onions and saute for 2-3 minutes. Then add thai red curry paste.
  5. Saute this mixture for a few minutes and then add ½ tbsp curd to this paste.
  6. Mix the remaining curd with the basil curry paste and then add the vegetable stock and the mixture to the curry and boil it
  7. Now add the boiled / steamed vegetables and salt and simmer for 10-12 minutes
  8. Now add thai basil leaves and just simmer for 1 minute.
  9. Garnish the thai red curry with basil leaves.
  10. Serve with brown rice

Ingredients

Thai red curry paste:

2 thai chillies or bird's eye chilies

2 shallots

2 tsp coriander seeds

2 dry red chillies

1 tsp cumin seeds

2 to 3 garlic cloves

2-3 Kaffir lime leaves

½ inch galangal

2 lemon grass stalks

½ tsp lemon zest

1 tsp soya sauce

¼ tsp black peppercorns

2 tbsp buttermilk

For red curry:

Chopped and steamed / lightly boiled mix vegetables (keep the stock for the curry)-3 cups

sesame-2tsp

shallots / spring onion-2-3 chopped

vegetable stock or water-2 cups

curd-2 tbsp

basil leaves-1 tbsp

salt to taste


Nutritive Value

Energy:125kcal

Carbohydrate:20g

Protein :4g

Fats :2g