Thai Red Prawn Curry

For the thai red curry paste :

1 large onion chopped
5-6 dry red chilies
1 tsp cumin seeds
2 tsp coriander seeds
1 tsp black pepper
6-7 basil leaves
2 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 tsp soya sauce
1 tbsp lemon grass
1 tsp sugar
½ cup water

Grind the above to a paste. Thai Red Curry Paste is ready.

1 kg large prawns
2 tbsp oil
1 tbsp fish sauce
few basil leaves
1 green capsicum cut into small pieces
1 big carrot cut into medium size.
1 big green chili slit
1 cup thin coconut milk + 1/3r thick coconut milk.
Salt to taste


Heat oil in wok. Add the thai paste made above. Add prawns and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Add capsicum and carrot pieces.
Add thin coconut milk, fish sauce and basil leaves.
Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
Open lid. Add thick coconut milk.Add 1 green chili.Add Salt to taste. Cook till it boils.

Serve with steam jasmine rice.

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