THAI VEGETABLE AND TOFU RED CURRY (VEGETARIAN)
Thai red curry is a popular recipe made from the red curry paste. This recipe is loaded with vegetables and tofu and is a very healthy one pot meal. Pair it with fragrant jasmine rice or brown rice and the dinner is complete.
Servings: 6 people
- 3 tbsp Homemade red curry paste
- 1 Coconut milk 14 oz can
- 1 Onions sliced
- 1 package Tofu extra firm – (drained and cut into cubes)
- 3 cups Choice of Mixed vegetables
- Snow peas
- Baby corn
- 1 cup Pineapples chopped
- 4 Spring onions chopped with the green top
- 2 tbsp Oil
- as needed Salt
- 1 tsp Ginger powder
- few Thai basil substitute regular basil
- few bean sprouts optional
Steam cook the vegetables individually with a pinch of ginger powder until half done. Keep aside.
Heat about a tbsp of oil in a wide pan and slightly brown the tofu. Keep aside.
In the same pan, add the remaining oil and sauté the onions and green onions until translucent.
Add the red curry paste and cook for about a minute or so.
Add the coconut milk and let it come to a boil. Simmer for about 5 mins.
Now add the steamed vegetables and pineapple and cook for about 8-10 mins.
Then add the tofu and salt to taste. Add water if needed to bring it to required consistency.
Bring it to a gentle boil and simmer for about 10 more mins. Check for doneness of the vegetables. Keep in mind that the vegetables should still have a bite to it and should not be too mushy.
Tear few basil leaves and add at the end. Mix well and serve the Thai red curry with white rice, jasmine rice or brown rice.
Calories: 170kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 87mg | Potassium: 373mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 5898IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 2mg