Friday, January 20, 2012

Masaman Vegetable Curry

This my post for Blog Hop Wednesday and am  late for posting this due to some technical issues… My partner for this month is Priya Sreeram and she has one of the best blog ‘ve come across till now. I liked so many recipes from her space  but finally decided to make this curry as I wanted try some THAI dish since many days so it was a good chance…
I have made it with little changes considering  the taste and availability of ingredients at home, hope u’ll like it… and this quantity will serve 1-2 people…
Masaman Curry Paste: 2-3 Tbsp
Sweet Corn: 1/4 Cup
Red Bell Pepper: 1/2 Medium
Yellow Bell Pepper: 1/2 Medium
Zucchini: 1 Small
Onion: 1 Small
Oil: 2 Tbsp
Thick Coconut Milk: 1/2 Cup
Thin Coconut Milk: 1 1/2 Cup
Lemon Grass: 1/2 Tbsp Chopped
Sugar/Jaggery : 1/2 Tsp
Tamrind Juice: 2-3 Tbsp
Black Cardamom: 1 Piece
Cinnamon Stick: 1 inch
Salt: to taste
Turmeric Pwder: 1/4 Tsp (optional)
Crushed Roasted Peanuts: 1/4 Cup (Optional)
  • Dice all the vegetables and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan add curry paste + turmeric and roast for 2 mins,add  zucchini and cook till soft add some water if required.
  • Add rest of the vegetables and stir fry for a 1-2 mins.
  • Chop Lemon Grass: Discard 1 inch from bottom of stalk and peel some outer leaves, only stalk in edible not the upper grass like portion.
  • Add coconut milk and chopped lemon grass to the curry.
  • Except roasted peanuts add all other ingredients and cook 3-4 mins on slow flame.
  • Add roasted peanuts and cook for 2-3 mins..
  • Serve hot with steamed rice.
*Note: Veggies can be substituted as per one’s liking and 1 Stalk of lemon grass can be substituted by rind of 2 lemons.


  1. Awesome recipe dear..U have made it perfectly..