Hot Yellow Curry with Vegetables


  • For the base:
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 1 Tbsp fresh turmeric chopped  (you can use powdered turmeric also)
  • 1 Tbsp fresh galangal chopped  (a young ginger root with a distinct flavor)
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemongrass
  • 1/2 tsp green chillies finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp fresh red chillies finely chopped
  • 500 ml evaporated milk
  • 1/2 tsp salt
    A pinch of sugar
    For the veggies:
  • 1/2 cup string beans diced
  • 1/2 cup broccoli medium florets
  • 1/2 cup carrots sliced
  • 1/2 cup cubed eggplant
  • 1 Tbsp garlic finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp oil


  1. Heat oil in a wok, and then add turmeric, chopped galangal, lemongrass, chillies and saute.
  2. Add evaporated milk & a just a little bit of water (1/4 cup) to thin the curry and let it boil.
  3. Season with salt, sugar and cook till dissolved well.
  4. Remove from heat and let it cool.
  5. Saute vegetables with some oil and garlic in another pan.
  6. Add the pinch of salt and let it saute for a couple of minutes.
  7. Now add the curry & bring to boil. Cover it and let it simmer for 7 – 8 minutes till the vegetables cook.
  8. Serve hot.

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