Thai Tofu Yellow Curry

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Thai Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • For the sauce:
  • 2 - red/green chillies or 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 - small onion or 2 shallots
  • 1 inch - ginger piece, sliced
  • 3 - large cloves of garlic
  • 1 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1 tsp - cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp - nutmeg/ cinnamon powder
  • 3 tbsp - fish sauce
  • 1.5 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp - brown sugar
  • 4 - fresh or frozen kaffir lime leaves or Thai basil leaves, chopped
  • 1 can - coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp - fresh lime juice
  • 1 tbsp - tomato paste
  • 1 tsp - sugar
  • Other ingredients:
  • 700 gms - tofu cubes
  • 1 stalk - lemon grass, chopped
  • 2 - potatoes, chopped into cubes as small as the tofu pieces
  • 1 - green and/or red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1-2 - additional kaffir lime leaves, left whole
  • 1/2 cup - fresh coriander or Thai basil

How to Make Thai Tofu Yellow Curry

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Paste all the sauce ingredients together in a food processor. Marinade the tofu and potatoes in the sauce along with the whole kaffir lime leaves and lemon grass pieces.
  • Cover and bake for 20 mins.
  • Add the bell peppers and continue baking for another 10 mins.
  • Take out and taste - adjust by adding more fish sauce, salt and brown sugar, coconut milk and chillies, if needed.
  • Garnish with the coriander/basil.
  • Serve with Thai Jasmine rice.

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