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Gaeng-Khua is one of Gaeng from the central region of Thailand like green and red curry but has no spices included and it has the flavour of kaffir lime rind and leaf.

The very important part of Gaeng-Khua is all ingredients have to be roasted (Khua) before grinding it. that is why is called Gaeng-Khua.

It may look different from red curry because of fruit or vegetable accompanying 1t and it will have 3 tastes if pineapple is used. it is sour, sweet and salty taste aside the hot taste from chili.

Ingredients

Coconut Milk 78%, Soybean Oil 8%, Sugar 1%, Chili 3%, Garlic 3.5%, Shallot 1%, Salt 2%, Lemon grass 2.5%, Spices 0.2%, Kaffir Lime skin 0.5%, Galangal 0.3%

Recipes:

Gaeng Khua curry sauce (Ready made) 1,000 grams
Prawn (cooked weight) 600 grams
Fresh pineapple cut in small pieces 200 grams
Fresh kaffir lime leaves, torn 4 pieces
Fresh red & green chili julienne 10 grams
Fresh Basil leaves 10 grams

Method

  1. Shake the pouch well, tear the pouch at tear mark.
  2. Heat Gaeng-Khua curry sauce to the boil for 5 minutes, stir frequently to prevent the sauce from burning.
  3. Add Prawn,fresh pineapple in the sauce and cook over moderated heat for 10 stir frequently.
  4. Add fresh kaffir lime leaves.
  5. Transfer to a serving dish, garnish with fresh basil leave, fresh red and green chili julienne.
Yield : 1,800 grams

*NOTE : Please ensure that water and juice content from vegetable and smoked mussels do not get into the cooking.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/2 cup (100 g)
Serving Per Container 10

Amount Per Serving
Calories     170     Calories from Fat     140

  % Daily Value*
Total Fat  15  g 23%
     Saturate Fat  7  g 35%
Cholesterol  0  mg 0%
Sodium  540  g 23%
Total Carbohydrate  6  g 2%
     Dietary Fiber  1  g 4%
     Sugars  1  g  
Protein  2  g  

Vitamin A  0 % Vitamin C  0 %
Calcium  0 % Iron   6 %
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calories diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.
  Calories 2,000 2,500

Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2400mg 2400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g

Calories per gram
Fat   9     Carbohydrate   4     Protein   4