When people think about delicious Thai meals, curry is often at the forefront of their minds. But, do you know much about this popular Southeast Asian dish? Giant of Siam is one of the top restaurants for Nashua take out. So, letâ€™s get into learning about the history of curry!
These sauce-based dishes were thought to be served as early as 2500 BCE. But, the term â€ścurryâ€ť is derived from the Indian word â€śKari,â€ť which means sauce. During the British rule of India in the 18th Century, they adopted this term. Thus, curry became the general term for a stewed sauce or gravy that is spiced and aromatic.
What does a standard curry meal look like? Many curry dishes are served with tofu or meat such as chicken or fish. Also, they are full of delicious and fresh vegetables that add to the flavor. Lastly, the curry is served on top of either a bed of rice or flatbread.
Most often, curry powder is a blend of spices that are commonly found in Southeast Asian
cooking. Here are the spices generally used in Thai curry powder blends:
Many supermarkets sell small bottles or roux cubes for home cooking! Or, you can visit your
favorite Thai place in Nashua for take out!
Did you know that not all curry is made the same, either? Well, there a few main aspects of Thai curry that makes it unique. So, you can expect ingredients like fresh chilies, ginger, and curry paste. Furthermore, the curry paste is typically mixed with coconut milk as a base for the sauce.
Thai curries tend to have a thin consistency compared to other types of curry. Also, it has a bright, fresh flavor due to fresh herbs. You can find a green, red, and yellow curry to try on the Giant of Siam menu! If you are in the mood for Nashua take out, try one of our Masaaman or Panang curries for lunch or dinner!
Interested in trying a variety of authentic Thai recipes? Giant of Siam has been serving fresh and delicious Southeast Asian cuisine since 1987. Visit our website for more information about dine-in or take-out in Nashua.