Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Pineapple Curry




Ingredients:

1/2 a pineapple, cut into small chunks
1 large tomato, cut into wedges
salt & palm sugar, to taste
fish sauce, to taste (replace with light soy sauce for vegetarian dish)
1 tbsp lime juice, or to taste
1/2 cup coconut milk
about 1/2 cup water
about 2 tbsp cooking oil
coriander leaves, for garnishing
2 tbsp crushed peanuts, for garnishing


Pounded Ingredients:
3 tbsp chilli paste
150g shallots
50g garlic
40g tumeric
40g galangal
3 coriander roots
3 stalks lemongrass
6 candlenuts
1 stalk torch ginger flower (bunga kantan)
2 kaffir lime leaves, shred finely
2 tbsp dried shrimps, washed and soaked to soften (omit for vegetarian dish)


  • Heat oil in a saucepan over medium-low heat and fry the pounded ingredients until aromatic.  
  • Add in pineapple chunks and tomato wedges.  Fry for a minute, then add in water and coconut milk.  Bring to the boil and simmer for about 5 - 10 minutes under low heat.  
  • Mix in lime juice and add salt, sugar and fish sauce to taste. Turn off heat. Stir in coriander leaves.
  • Before serving, sprinkle crushed peanuts over the curry.  Served hot with steamed rice.






12 comments:

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    1. Must admit it was! Haha, extra rice ...

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  2. Hi Veronica,

    This pineapple looks appetizing! Very enjoying to eat with its flavoursome gravy :D

    Zoe

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  3. Veronica, your pineapple curry would go very well with grilled seafood!

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    1. Haha PH, I never would have thought to eat this curry with grilled seafood. Thanks for the tip. I believe it would be yummy.

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  4. Interesting! I'm thinking i'll have this with nasi biryani...haha...I'm salivating looking at this dish!

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    1. Nasi biryani ... yum! Combination of Thai and Indian (am I right?)

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  5. Ooh I'm thinking a pork and pineapple curry would be gorgeous too! :D

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    1. Haha I am thinking prawns and pineapple curry ...

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  6. This looks absolutely delish! Who can resist this.. I can't for sure

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  7. Veronica, this must be very nice to eat with fried mee hoon. I think sure will have more than one plate.

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