Favourite food of Muslims of Thailand
The dish originated in 17th century Ayutthaya, the ancient capital of the Kingdom of Siam (now Thailand).
Dubai - According to food journalists, Massaman is from the term Mussulman, an archaic form of the word Muslim.
For our Ramadan food recommendation, let's head to Southeast Asia - in Thailand, where there are many kinds of curry, and Massaman curry is one of the most famous and well- known.
According to food journalists, Massaman is from the term Mussulman, an archaic form of the word Muslim. The dish originated in 17th century Ayutthaya, the ancient capital of the Kingdom of Siam (now Thailand).
Chef Anan Tumya and Thutporn Sukitjanuparp (Ms Linn), Wise Kwai restaurant manager at DusitD2 Kenz Hotel in Barsha Heights share this authentic Thai curry or Massaman Gae, a slowly braised lamb shank and potato in mild peanut curry paste.
Massaman Gae can be the main dish and is usually eaten with steamed rice, roti bread or Arabic bread.
> Lamb cubes 500g
> Cinnamon stick2-3 pieces?
> Massaman curry paste200g
> Bay leaf2 pieces
> Anise star2 pieces
> Cooking oil2 Tbsp
> Fish sauce1/4 cup?
> Coconut milk6 cup
> Palm sugar1/2 cup
> Tamarind paste1/4 cup
> Cooked cube potato5-6 pieces
> Red onion cube10 pieces
> Roasted crushed peanut1/4 cup?
For A-Jad Sauce
> White vinegar1/2 cup
> Palm or white sugar1/2 cup
> Warm water1/4 cup
Cut small cube cucumber, carrot, red big chilli and red onion as needed
How to prepare ?Massaman Gae
> Stir fry Massaman curry paste with cooking oil until fragrant.
> Add anise star, cinnamon stick, red onion cube and bay leaf, mix well.
> Put coconut milk, stir well, let it boil for few minutes.
> Add lamb cube and simmer for half an hour or until braised.
> Season with fish sauce, tamarind paste and palm sugar.
> Add cooked potato and roasted crushed peanut into the curry.
> Ready to serve with A-Jad sauce??How to prepare: ?A-Jad sauce?> Boil warm water and add white vinegar and palm sugar. To taste.
> Boil until all melt and mixed well, set aside and let it cold.
> Put cut small cube cu cumber, carrot, red big chilli and red onion.