Red Curry Beef with Pumpkin (Gang Nuea sai Fukktong)
This dish can be made with pork, beef, chicken.
Ingredients 1 cup beef sliced thin 2 cups coconut milk 1 cup pumpkin peeled and diced 1 tablespoon of red curry paste (the more hot you want add more paste) 2 chili cut lengthwise sweet basil leaves 2 tablespoons fish sauce 1/2 cup of water 3 cloves garlic minced 1 tablespoon sugar 2 tablespoons fish sauce 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
In a sauce pan heat oil over low heat. Brown garlic, add red curry paste for 3 minutes. Add sliced beef and fish sauce, stir well Add coconut milk and water and stir until well mixed. Add pumpkin, cover and let simmer for 10-25 minutes or until pumpkin is tender. Taste and add as needed. (dont forget the measuring may not be so perfect...use your own taste judgement) Add chilies and sweet basil leave, remove from stove. Serve with rice
Suggesstion: Instead of pumpkin, you can use different vegetables as you wish such as carrots and bell pepper, also straw mushroom and bamboo shoots are good too. Meat also replace able with other such as chicken, pork, shrimp or even tofu. (keep in mind that when u are making tofu curry use thin soy sauce instead of fish sauce