Thai Curry Powder
Thai curry powder is used in most of the Thai recipes. Do not confuse between Indian curry powder and Thai curry powder. Indian Curry powder need some more whole spices, where as Thai curry powder need very few ingredients. This curry powder gives meat or vegetable curries a spicy Thai taste. You can add some more red chilies to the recipe if you like spicy food. This curry powder is the main Ingredient in preparation of Thai Pineapple Fried Rice.
This recipes goes to Week 1, Day 2 of BM 77 under the theme "Condiments". Here goes the recipe........
Bay leaves 3
Coriander seeds 3 table spoons
Cumin seeds 2 table spoons
Turmeric powder 1 table spoon
Black peppercorns 1 tea spoon
Red chilies 3 ( more if you like spicy)
Whole cloves 4
Cinnamon stick 1
Dry roast all the ingredients on low flame for 5 to 6 minutes.
Let the spices cool down completely.
Blend the roasted ingredients in coffee grinder or regular grinder to fine powder.
Store in air tight container and use as needed.