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               LEMON GRASS SPICY VEGETABLES (PAT PET TAKRAI)
 
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 Serving Size  : 3    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Thai                             Vegetables
                 Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       lg           Dried red chilis
                         -- coarsely chopped
    1       t            Coarsely chopped galangal
    2       sm           Red shallots
                         -- coarsley chopped
    3       oz           Ready-fried beancurd
                         -- finely diced
                         Oil -- for deep-frying
    2       tb           Oil
    1       tb           Finely chopped garlic
    1       tb           Lemongrass, finely chopped
                         -- into rings
    1       tb           Grated coconut
    2       oz           Long beans -- coarsely chopped
                         -- into 1-inch lengths
    1       md           Broccoli stem
                         -- coarsely chopped at an
                         -- angle into 1-inch lengths
    2       oz           Baby sweetcorn
                         -- roughly chopped at an
                         -- angle into 1-inch lengths
    1                    Carrot -- finely chopped
                         -- into matchsticks
    3       tb           Vegetable stock
    2       tb           Light soy sauce
      1/2   ts           Sugar
 
   In a mortar, pound together the chilis, galangal and
   shallots to form a paste and set aside.  Deep-fry the
   beancurd dice until crispy brown, drain and set aside.
   
   Heat the 2 tbsp (30 ml) oil and fry the garlic golden
   brown.  Stir in the paste, add the lemon grass and
   coconut, stirring well.  Add all the vegetables and
   briefly stir-fry.  Add the stock, soy sauce and sugar.
   Stir well and turn on to a serving dish.
   
   Source: The Lemon Grass Restaurant, Bangkok _Thai
   Vegetarian Cooking_ by Vatcharin Bhumichitr Typed for
   you by Karen Mintzias
  
 
 
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