CURRIED NOODLES

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This rich curry noodle dish is reminiscent of Malaysia’s noodle dish Laksa with a Burmese origin. 2 lb (1 kg) fresh egg noodles 2 cups (500 ml) oil 1 cup (250 ml) thin coconut milk and 1 cup (250 ml) thick or a 14 oz (400 ml) can coconut milk 1 lb (500 g) skinless […]

GREEN BEEF CURRY

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Substitute boneless chicken thighs for the beef to make Green Chicken Curry or fish fillets to make Green Fish Curry. The addition of 2 teaspoons of chopped Chinese keys (krachai) to Green Fish Curry at the end is very good, though not essential. 1 cup (250 ml) thick coconut milk 2-3 tablespoons Green Curry Paste […]

RED CHICKEN CURRY

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1 cup (250 ml) thick coconut milk 3 tablespoons Red Curry Paste I 1 lb (500 g) boneless chicken thighs, cut the Thai way 2½ cups (625 ml) thin coconut milk 5 kaffir lime leaves, torn 8-10 hard green or white golf-ball eggplant, halved and immersed in salted water to prevent them from turning brown, […]

DRY CHICKEN CURRY

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1 chicken, skin removed, cut into curry pieces 2 tablespoons oil ½ medium-sized onion, finely sliced 1 stalk curry leaves 1 cup (250 ml) water Salt to taste 2 small potatoes, quartered Spice Paste 2 tablespoons ground coriander 2 teaspoons cumin seed 1 teaspoons cumin seed ½ teaspoon ground turmeric ½ teaspoon ground chili (or […]

CHICKEN CURRY WITH COCONUT MILK

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This dish is best reheated and eaten at least 24 hours after it is cooked. 1 chicken, skin removed, cut into curry pieces 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2-in (5-cm) piece fresh ginger root, peeled and chopped 2 tablespoons oil 2 medium-sized onions, halved and finely sliced lengthwise ¼ teaspoon fenugreek seed 2-in (5-cm) piece of […]

NYONYA CHICKEN CURRY

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This dish illustrates the fastidious elaboration of spices often employed in Nyonya cooking. Like all curries, it is good if prepared a few hours ahead and left to sit before serving. 1 chicken or 2-3 lb (1-1½ kg) chicken pieces 5 tablespoons oil 2 cups (500 ml) thin coconut milk Salt to taste Sugar to […]

PORK AND BAMBOO ROLLS

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Pinch each of salt and pepper 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon sugar 2 teaspoons dry sherry 1 teaspoon ginger juice 1 teaspoon cornstarch 1 lb (500 g) pork or beef, sliced thin across the grain 2 oz (60 g) bacon, cut into strips of similar size to the meat 4 oz (125 g) pork […]