Sour Curry with Shrimps Recipes – Keang Som Kung (แกงส้มกุ้ง)
Thai Sour Curry with Shrimps or Keang Som (แกงส้ม) is the original local Thai dish. Thai Sour Curry with Shrimps is a little bit hot and spicy. There are 2 meaning of Som in Thai, the first is sour and the second is orange. So, This Thai Food is called Keang Som because it is sour and the color of dish is orange. It is easy to find Thai Sour Curry with Shrimps in Thailand and this food is popular in Thai Restaurants around the world. Now let’s see how to cook Sour Curry with Shrimps.
Shrimps 500 g.
Water 3 cups
Sugar 1 tbsp
Fish Sauce 2-3 tbsp
Sour Curry Paste
Garlic 10 pcs.
Red Onion 7 pcs.
Dried Hot Pepper 8 pcs.
Thai Shrimp paste 1 tsp.
Galingale slice 1 tsp.
Salt 1 tsp.
- Sliced all the ingredients of sour curry paste and pound (or you can buy the curry paste from supermarket)
- Mix the tamarind with water (same picture)
- Sliced the Chinese Cabbage and white radish (or vegetable you want)
- Boil the water in the medium heat wait until the water is boiled then put the sour curry paste, Shrimps, Chinese cabbage, white radish and tamarind juice (3-4 tbsp), fish sauce, sugar.