Mountain of veggies green curry

DSC06893-002
DSC06882-002

Yeah, all those veggies inside a curry trying to recreate the mountain green curry of the mountain people in the North of Thailand and South of China. It’s very sour, very bitter, very green… and the combination is refreshing. Well, that’s my arranged version with what I had in stock, as they surely never get favas and okras, but they have many local produce I can’t get.
I think the sansho (lemony, bitter), the goya (bitter), the ginger (hot) bring the good balance.

DSC06886-002

Green sansho peppercorns (frozen), onions, ginger, bay leaves.

DSC06890-002

Goya bitter cucumber, broad beans, okras, carrots.

DSC06898-002

I used green curry paste, brown sugar, citrus juice for the broth.

DSC06908-002

Ready.

DSC06915-002

Served with jasmine rice.

DSC06911-002

A side-dish totally fusion : white sashimi konnyaku, yellow bell pepper and balsamic reduction sauce.

DSC06916-002

DSC06919-002

Okra green curry

DSC06140-001
DSC06175-001

For hot weather, a dish from a hot country : Thai green curry. I’ve loaded it with okras, the hydrating greens that help fight the heat.

DSC06118-001

Today’s basket is very juicy : okra, green sweet chili peppers, tomatoes, enoki mushrooms

2013-07-12

First : carrots, onion, coriander roots, lemon grass, sansho peppercorns…
Then : Thai green curry paste, coconut milk, chicken legs…
Finally : the veggies, a few laurel leaves, and at the end, bits of peeled lemon…

DSC06134-001

That gives a big volume !

DSC06148-001

And steamed potatoes. Yes, that should be rice, but I wanted tatoes for their potassium… and well, I wanted to eat them with whatever.

DSC06165-001

DSC06163-001