Friday, September 27, 2013

How To Make Thai Green Curry

Start off with a trip to the garden...

First, some Thai lemongrass, doing quite well in the herb spiral:

 Now add some basil (which is trying to go to seed, but still has plenty of leaves):

 Next add some Kaffir lime leaves, purchased off the internet. For all I know they might be random leaves off some guy's neighbor's mulberry tree, but hopefully not -- they do match the "double leaf" pattern shown by wikipedia and the internet is never wrong:

Then put everything in the blender along with a few other ingredients (onion, chilies,  ginger, etc.). If you can't get everything to blend nicely, shove it down with a wooden spoon.

Sure, the manufacturer strongly advises that you turn the blender off before putting implements in, but what do they know?

(Everyone needs a little extra fiber anyhow...)

Finally, you cook it all up and voilà:

(If you really want to know how to make it, you might want to check here:


jeff said...

Looks good. How'd it taste?

Theresa B (of Nebulopathy) said...

It's pretty good although I think I would cut the cilantro and coconut milk in half and add broth next time.
And maybe leave out the wooden spoon.