Yellow Thai Curry with minced meat and Khanom Chin

Yellow Curry with Khanom Chin

Yellow Thai Curry with minced meat and Khanom Chin

This yellow curry is inspired by a fish curry from South Thailand called Khanom Jeen Nam Ya. Most of the Thai currys will be served with fish but this creamy curry comes with Khanom Chin (Vermicelli rice noodles). The noodles and the Curry are a perfect combination when you serve it with fresh cucumber and lemon basil leaves. We kept this recipe very simple and it is perfectly made for a during the week dish.


lactose free

500 g minced pork
1 pack Khanom Chin
2 tbs Yellow Curry Paste
400 ml coconut milk
250 ml veggie stock
2 small onions, chopped
2 cloves of garlic, minced
3 small potatoes, diced
2 red Thai chilis, minced
3 small carrots, chopped
1 tbs peanut oil
1 stalk lemongrass, halved
2 whole star anise
Fish sauce
Ground black pepper
Roasted peanuts
1 bunch lime basil leaves
1 cucumber, sliced

Stir fry yellow curry paste in peanut oil for one minute. Add onions and chilis. Fry for another minute before you stir in minced pork. Stir fry until golden brown.

Daglaze with coconut milk and vegetable stock and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and add star anise and lemongrass. Simmer on low heat for 15 minutes. Add potatoes and simmer for another 10 minutes. Stir in carrots and simmer for another 5 minutes.

Place Vermicelli noodles in a heat proof bowl. Boil water and pour over the noodles until “al dente”.

Season with fish sauce, pepper and salt. Serve with Khanom Chin, roasted peanuts, cucumber slices and fresh lemon basil leaves.

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