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Gaeng in general means the mixing of various ingredients into liquid either water or coconut milk, it has been recognized since Sukhothai period and normally eaten with rice.

Massaman Curry is one of Gaeng which is not real Thai national curry but it derives from Islamic region of southern Thailand. Portugese merchants brought spices such as cinnamon,cumin,cloves and nutmeg from the Persia and Indian basin to the southern
coast of Thailand. The curry will have a sweet/sour and salty taste.

Ingredients

Coconut Milk 70%, Soybean Oil 12%, Sugar 4%, Chili 3.5%, Garlic 3%, Shallot 2%, Salt 2%, Tamarind Juice 1.5%, Lemon grass 1%, Spices 0.4%, Kaffir Lime skin 0.3%, Galangal 0.2%, Citric Acid 0.1%

Recipes:

Massaman Curry Sauce (Ready made) 1,000 grams
Chicken thigh cubes, cut size 2cm (raw weight) 900 grams
Boiled Potato cubes, cut size 2x2cm 300 grams
Roasted peanut 80 grams
Whole shallot or onion cubes 100 grams

Method

  1. Shake the pouch well, tear the pouch at tear mark.
  2. Heat Massaman Curry Sauce to boil for 5 minutes, stir frequently to prevent the sauce from burning.
  3. Add Chicken thigh cubes in the sauce and cook for 5 minutes, stir frequently to prevent the sauce from burning.
  4. Add boiled potato cubes, whole shallot or onion into curry and continue cooking over moderated heat for 5 minutes.
  5. Before remove from the heat, add roasted peanuts and mix thoroughly.
Total Yield 2,000 grams

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

Amount Per Serving
Calories     180     Calories from Fat     140

  % Daily Value*
Total Fat  15  g 23%
     Saturate Fat  4.5  g 23%
Cholesterol  0  mg 0%
Sodium  520  g 22%
Total Carbohydrate  8  g 3%
     Dietary Fiber  2  g 8%
     Sugars  2  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