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Zola's Thai Green Curry
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Veggies, Tofu & Basil simmered in homemade Thai Green Curry Sauce - serves four - Vegan/Vegetarian

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (7 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 1 can (13.5 oz) unsweetened (light)coconut milk
  • 1 cup Fresh Vegetarian Green Chili Curry Paste (see below for recipe/ingredients)
  • 3 cup chopped veggies (broccoli, cauliflower, zucchini & carrots - cut in small florettes & coins for zuke & carrots)
  • 1/3 cup vegetable stock
  • 5 Tablespoons fructose
  • 1/3 cup wheat free soy sauce
  • 6 ounces tofu (bite-sized cubes)
  • 1 cup Thai purple basil (loose packed - or 1/3 cup dried)
  • Serve with Steamed Jasmine Rice
  • For 2 cups Fresh Green Chili Curry Paste:

  • 1 Tablespoon coriander powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon anise seed powder
  • 3 Tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1 Tablespoon lime peel (minced)
  • 1/3 cup minced cilantro stems
  • 6 Tablespoons minced lemon grass (no food value for this item)
  • 1/3 cup fresh ginger (grated)
  • 1/4 cup garlic (chopped)
  • 1 cup shallots (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup fresh jalapeno chilis (sliced - no seeds or ribs unless you like it really hot)
  • 6 ounces romaine lettuce (nice dark green color - torn in bite-sized pieces)
  • Blend all Curry Paste ingredients until smooth in food processor or blender.
  • Be sure to only use 1 cup of this for recipe.
  • Keeps 1 week in fridge, 1 month in freezer.
How to make it:
  1. Start the rice in the rice steam/cooker.
  2. In wok on medium-heat, put the cream from the top of the coconut can to a simmer.
  3. Stir in 1 cup of the green curry paste and simmer for 2 minutes, stirring.
  4. Stir in the rest of the coconut milk, the veggie stock and the vegetables.
  5. Bring to a simmer for 3 minutes.
  6. Stir in the fructose and soy sauce til blended in. Cook until veggies are crisp but tender (about a minute).
  7. Stir in tofu and turn off the heat.
  8. Let stand a minute and stir in the basil.
  9. Taste and adjust the seasonings.
  10. Serve with jasmine rice.
  11. Enjoy your fragrant meal and house. Mmm :)

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice (White/Brown/Basmati)/ Br...1 ,2 N N B B N N N N
Peanut/Peanut Butter3 B B B N A A A A
Coconut Milk3 A N A A A A A A
Anise  N N A A N N N N
Garlic3 ,4 B N B B N B N B
Tofu (Soy Cake)2 ,3 ,4 B N B N A A N A
Lettuce (except Romaine)3 N N N N N N N N
Soy Sauce4 B N N N A A N A
Ginger3 B B N B B B B B
Basil3 N N N N N N N B
Shallots  N N N N N N N N
Coriander  N N N N N N N N
Pepper (Cayenne/Red Flakes/Jal...  A A A A N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cauliflower3 ,4 N N B B B B A A
Zucchini3 N N N N N N N N
Carrot1 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Broccoli3 ,4 B B B B B B B B

[1] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients rich in glucosinolates.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 17, 2011 at 01:23 AM By: Joe