Thai cooking

by Sanjeev Kapoor

Menu: Thai food is an original and rich amalgam of aromas, subtle blends of herbs and spices and contrasting textures and tastes. It contains flavours and techniques that are familiar from Chinese, Indian and Japanese cooking, and hence here we give you some of the recipes that will make up a fun meal for you. Try Tom Yum Kung, Fried Jasmine Rice with Basil and Thai Fried Bananas.

Shopping list

200 grams small deveined prawns

2-3 chicken stock cubes/chicken bones for chicken stock

50 grams fresh red chillies

1 packet of button mushrooms

1 packet of Thai red curry paste

2 lemon grassstalks

1 bottle of fish sauce

50 grams lime leaves

1 packet Jasmine rice

50 grams fresh basil leaves

250 grams green peas

250 grams broccoli

200 grams carrot

1 packet white pepper powder

1 bunch spring onion

4 ripe bananas

100 grams butter

1 small packet brown sugar

50 grams black sesame seeds

For faster preparation

Prepare chicken stock, cut mushrooms in half. Chop ginger, garlic, lemongrass and onion. Cook jasmine rice. Roughly chop basil. Chop onion, garlic and spring onion greens. Cut broccoli into florets and blanch. Cut dices of carrot and blanch. Toast the sesame seeds.

How to go about it

Finish the soup. Toss the rice and finish the dessert

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.