Steamed Curry Rice

Steamed Curry Rice

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The fragrance of basil, tartness of lemon and soothing coconut milk flavors all go into to making this recipe a super success. Infused with Thai flavors, the rice is mixed with red Thai curry ingredients and cooked first, before being sealed inside a banana leaf and steamed once again. Delicious!

Steamed Curry Rice recipe - How to make Steamed Curry Rice

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Ingredients
Method
    Main procedure
  1. Heat the olive oil, add the garlic paste and red chilli paste and cook for 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Add the coconut milk, all the boiled vegetables, basil, lemon rind and salt and bring the coconut milk to a boil.
  3. Add the rice and mix well.
  4. Turn this flavoured rice onto the centre of a banana leaf (kitchen foil can be used as substitute).
  5. Fold the leaf into a square packet and steam in a steamer till done.

Tips
  1. Red chilli paste is made by soaking dry red chillies in lukewarm water for about 15 minutes and then grinding it to a fine paste.

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