Monday, May 10, 2010

Wing Bean Salad

If you are looking for something tasty and nutritious, then here is perfect destination for you, yes very nutritious full of health this from the Kitchens of Thai. Wing Bean Salad is a central Thai dish that has got “wing beans” to take care of your health they are well blanched and finely tossed with coconut milk,it adds toasted coconut, palm sugar and peanuts, tamarind and roasted chili paste,peanuts and palm sugar.If wing beans are not available then you can use green beans and snap beans.So try this nutritious and healthy recipe to make your day.

Wing Bean salad

All you need:

* 2 cups wing of beans
* 1/4 cup of toasted coconut
* 2 eggs
* 2 teaspoons of roasted peanuts
* 1 tablespoon of lime juice
* 3/4 cup of coconut milk
* 2 tablespoons of tamarind paste u can make it by adding 2 teaspoons
* tamarind pulp with 2 tablespoons hot water.
* 2 tablespoons of roasted chili paste
* 1 1/2 of teaspoons fish sauce
* 1 teaspoon of palm sugar
* vegetable oil for frying the shallots
* 2-3 medium of sized shrimp
* 3-4 small of dried chilies
* 2 tablespoons of shallots

How to make:
Make the slices of fresh coconut meat in match-stick size strips,then remove out the skin of the shallots and make thin slices. On the medium heat roast coconut make it light brown, stirring then set aside on a flat plate. Roast the peanuts, crush them. Take enough vegetable oil and fry shallots, dont let them brown. Fry chilies make them brown.Boil eggs, for about 10 min, now replace the hot water with fresh cold water to stop the cooking, now you can slice or peel. Now its time to clean the shrimp by peeling off the heads and legs,remove the veins, leave tail. Take wing beans and trim them off, boil them in salt water less than a min,make them dark green, then rinse in cold water and slice into 1/4″ pieces. Heat the coconut milk in pan make it boil, now add shrimp and let it be pink, turn the heat now add tamarind paste, palm sugar, lime juice, roasted chili paste,peanuts coconut and fish sauce, mix it properly. Now add wing beans and mix it, now take eggs and arrange them along side, its time tom garnish with chilies and fried shallots.

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