How to make Thai Chicken Red Curry -

Enjoy this delicious Thai Red Curry with some freshly steamed rice

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Thai

Course : Main Course Chicken

Thai Chicken Red Curry

Thai Chicken Red Curry Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Thai Chicken Red Curry Recipe

  • Boneless chicken cut into cubes 200 grams

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic finely chopped 4-5 cloves

  • Lemon grass stalks finely chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Medium carrot cut into diamonds 1

  • Cauliflower small florets 8-10

  • Small brinjals halved vertically 2-3

  • French beans cut into 1 inch pieces 3-4

  • Coconut milk 1 1/2 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh Thai basil leaves 4-5 + to garnish

  • Red curry paste

  • Galangal sliced 1 inch

  • Shallots peeled 5-6

  • Coriander seeds 2 teaspoons

  • Cumin seeds 2 teaspoons

  • Fresh coriander stems 8-10

  • Garlic 4-5 cloves

  • Lemon grass stalk chopped 6 inches

  • Kaffir lime rind grated 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried red chillies soaked and drained 8-10


Step 1

To make the red curry paste, put galangal, shallots, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, coriander stems, garlic, lemon grass, kaffir lime rind, red chillies and little water in a grinder jar and grind to a smooth paste.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add garlic and lemon grass, mix and sauté for 1 minute. Add carrots, cauliflower and the red curry paste and mix well. Add 1 cup water and mix well. Add brinjals, French beans and chicken, mix and cook till the chicken is completely done.

Step 3

Add coconut milk and salt and mix well. Add fresh basil leaves and mix.

Step 4

Transfer the curry into a serving bowl, garnish with basil leaves and serve hot.

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