The main food in Thailand is rice. Everyone has eaten it since they were born. But we can't really eat rice alone so we have to have something to go with it. There are many dishes of food to go with rice. Most of them are hot and spicy and that is what Thai food is famous for.
วันอังคารที่ 4 มิถุนายน พ.ศ. 2556
Kaeng Hang Le (Hang Lay Curry)
Recipe from: Master Chef Noppakorn Goonthamronggrat, Bangkok Post, 31 Dec 2006
Photograph from the Bangkok Post
500 grams pork neck, cut into 1 inch cubes 7 grams hang lay powder 50 grams pre-prepared hang lay curry paste 50 grams roasted peanuts 50 grams pickled local garlic (small and roundish) 100 grams fresh garlic 100 grams shallots 200 grams onions, sliced 50 grams ginger, shredded 50 grams tamarind juice 50 grams palm sugar 20 grams light soy sauce 10 grams dark soy sauce Combine the pork with the hang lay powder, curry paste, peanuts, fresh garlic, shallots, onions, ginger (all but a few teaspoonfuls), tamarind, sugar and both types of soy sauce. Marinade for one hour.
Heat up a pot, add the marinated pork and simmer over low heat until the pork is tender. Add the pickled garlic and reduce the heat to very low. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for another 30 minutes.
Garnish with the remainder of the ginger before serving with steamed rice.