Green Thai Curry


Thai food is tempting and delicious. Here is my version of Thai green curry. Coconut, cilantro, lemon grass, lemon rind and basil add a unique flavor to this dish !


  • 1 red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 cup paneer chopped into cubes
  • 1/2 cup green peas
  • A few whole pea pods
  • 1/2 cup beans and carrot, finely chopped
  • 3 cups coconut milk
  • Few lemon grass pieces
  • 1/4 tsp lemon rind
  • 1/4 tsp soya sauce
  • A few chives, finely chopped (optional)
  • Basil leaves for garnishing
  • 4 tbsp oil
  • For the paste
    • 1/4 cup small white onions
    • 1 clove garlic
    • 2 tsp cumin seeds
    • 8-9 peppercorns
    • 1/2 inch ginger
    • 2-3 tbsp cilantro
    • 1 tsp salt
    • Juice of 1 lemon
    • 2 tbsp sugar


  • Coarsely grind all the ingredients for the paste
  • Steam cook the red bell pepper, green peas, pea pods, green beans and carrot for 15-20 minutes
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  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan and fry the paneer to a golden brown color
  • Heat the rest of the oil, add coconut milk and bring to a boil
  • Add the steamed vegetables, ground paste
  • Add the fried paneer, lemon grass, lemon rind, a few chives, 1/4 tsp soya sauce and simmer for 10 minutes until all the ingredients blend well
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  • Garnish with basil leaves and serve hot 🙂
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