Monday, September 17, 2007

Thai Curry Noodles

Thai Curry Noodles
Went out to lunch with a colleague few days ago to a restaurant called California Pizza Kitchen aka CPK, this is one of my favorite pizza place to go. We regularly order split pea soup and Greek pizza, a thin crust pizza with feta and other Greek vegetables, but this time for a change ordered Thai Curry Linguine, it was wonderful. Tried to replicate the same at home and boy it was wonderful and tasted just like the one at CPK.

Ingredients for Basic Thai curry sauce
2 big tbsp peanut butter
2 tsp red chili paste
2 tbsp vinegar
2 tbsp brown sugar
2 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp lime juice
And salt according to taste

Mix all the above into a fine paste

Vegetable for stir fry
½ cup onions slit vertically into thin slices
½ cup carrots julienne
½ cup soy beans
½ cup broccoli flowers
½ snow peas
1 tbsp ginger julienne into thin slices
1 tbsp garlic
1 tbsp green chilies
1/ can of coconut milk
Salt according to taste
½ tbsp sesame oil or any other regular oil

Pasta
1 cup of Linguini/angel hair paste cooked according to package instructions and drained


Process
1.In a wok add ½ tbsp sesame oil, add ginger, garlic and chilies for few seconds add onions, carrots and the rest of the vegetables add a pinch of salt and fry till the vegetables a little cooked but still crunchy
2. Now add Thai curry sauce to the vegetable mix well and then add coconut milk
3. Mix well and bring it to a boil
4. Add boiled and drained linguini to the above and stir well
5. Squeeze juice of half a lemon and remove from heat

Serve hot with a glass of cold ice tea and enjoy the warm Thai curry noodles on a chili evening.

24 comments:

sra said...

Nice photos, Sreelu, like the second pic a lot!

Roopa said...

wow SReelu is it looking delicious! after the festive treat i really need some noodles :)

Happy cook said...

Mmm good looking noodle dish

Laavanya said...

I tried this too once with some spaghetti and loved it. I love your thai curry recipe... far simpler than the one I used. I will try this the next time...

Pretty picture Sreelu.

Asha said...

Looks like you found a great recipe.Usually, we think of Jasmine rice and curry, noodles are a wonderful variations.I love the photo too!:))

Sirisha Kilambi said...

wow...thanks for the recipe dear...looks yummm will give a try :-)

Rina said...

Thanks for the recipe Sri. One question though. Can't we do without the Peanut butter?

Shankari said...

yum picture..I do something similar, add ground fresh turmeric & lemongrass as well..try that next time if you like the flavors

Rajitha said...

sreelu..the minute i read the first ingredient- p.b i stopped reading, as i know this dish will be made by me.. have already bookmarked this..btw..lovely presentation..

Siri said...

Hey Sree,

CPK is my favorite too..:D.. will have this Thai Linguine next time I go.. and thanks for sharing the recipe dear..:)

Sia said...

thats a lovely colourful affair sree... can we omit peanut butter? i am not very fond of PB...

Bharathy said...

Wow..Thai food is my favourite!!Nice looking noodles!!
The ganesha looks soooo cute in his unusual pose!!:)

SHUBHA said...

i love... CPK.... havent tried this dish though.... would surely try making this one and let u know..... do u know to make the shanghai garlic noodles they serve in CPK??...i love it....but not sure of the recipe...

Nirmala said...

This looks just delicious and very simple and easy too!

Sreelu said...

@Girls thanks a bunch,give it a try

@Esther & Sia, yes you can omit PB, it should still taste good

@Shankari, lemon grass and fresh turmeric, hmm will try it next time.

Cynthia said...

It's exciting coming home from restaurants and trying to recreate the dishes. I'd say you did a great job here.

swapna susarla said...

I love different ways of pasta noodles!!looks yummy!!

Nags said...

noodles making me hungry :(

thanks for dropping by sreelu. you have time till sept 30th to send ur entry so dont worry, take your time :)

looking forward to your entry!

Suma Gandlur said...

Gorgeous picture. That looks like taken in a restaurant or from a cookbook.

Nags said...

i am ready for dinner now :D

Padma said...

Noodles look handsome and you take such nice photos Sree!

Puspha said...

This sounds like the Thai phad thai noodles. Yummy.

Sharmi said...

the recipe sound interesting and delicious. have to try it this way.

Hima said...

My husband would sure love it. I am not a big fan of pasta dishes but he loves all kinds of food.

 
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