Thai Massaman Curry

Thai Massaman Curry

I tried this curry in Thailand last year and I immediately fell in love with it. Trying something new felt good, especially since it had vegetables, spices and coconut milk in it.  Below is a picture of the curry I had took from Ko Phi Phi in Thailand. 

thai massaman curry-Thailand

I do not know what the ingredients were exactly but I can say mine was equally delicious!

Thai Massaman Curry
Serves 2
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
45 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
45 min
  1. 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  2. 4 cups warm water
  3. 1 onion
  4. 2 medium carrots
  5. 2 medium potatoes
  6. frozen pre cooked prawns
  7. 1 can coconut milk
  8. 2 tablespoons curry
  9. 1 teaspoon tumeric
  10. 1 teaspoon chilli powder (less if you do not tolerate heat)
  11. 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  12. thinly sliced fresh ginger
  13. 1 stick cinnamon
  14. 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  15. 2 star anise
  16. 4 cardamon pods
  17. 1 kaffier lime leaf
  18. sesamise ginger
To garnish
  1. 1 fresh chilli
  2. handful of peanuts
  3. fresh basil
  1. Dice the onion, carrots and potatoes.
  2. Stir fry the onion in coconut oil and add curry and cumin.
  3. Add in carrots and potatoes and stir fry for few minutes.
  4. Add the water and spices and bring to a boil.
  5. Add coconut milk and simmer until the potatoes and carrots have been cooked.
  6. In the meantime heat the prawns in a small pan.
  7. When curry is ready fold in the prawns.
  8. Serve in a bowl and garnish with roasted peanuts, basil and fresh chilly.
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