While Thai food has a reputation for being spicy, it is actually a harmony between different flavors – spicy, sour, sweet, salty, and bitter. The basic characteristics of Thai food is a balance between eastern and western influences to come up with a cuisine that is uniquely Thai.The Thai meal is a harmonious blend of the spicy, the subtle, the sweet and sour, and is meant to be equally satisfying to eye, nose and palate. A typical Thai meal consists of a clear soup , a steamed dish , a fried dish , a hot salad and a variety of sauces into which food is dipped and sweet desserts or fresh fruits .
The major ingredients in a Thai curry are fresh herbs whereas in other cuisines its dried spices.A simple Thai curry paste consists of dried chilies, shallots and shrimp paste and the more complex curries include garlic, galangal, coriander roots, lemon grass, kefir lime peel and peppercorns.The consistency of each Thai curry varies widely, most Thai curries are coconut milk-based and some are spicier than others.
This Thai Yellow chicken Curry Recipe is a classic curry dish which you will love to make . I have given the traditional chicken curry which we make in our house with potato a Thai makeover . The curry was awesome , you can have it with plain rice or some fried rice . I have made the Thai yellow curry paste from the scratch and it was quite easy to make. The ingredients are easily available in the supermarket and some ingredients which are not found, I have substituted with the local variants. I have replaced galangal with ginger, Kefir lime with lemon zest .
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