Frequent question: What is the best coconut milk for Thai curry?

Rank Coconut Milk
1. Native Forest Organic Classic Coconut Milk
2. 365 Everyday Value Organic Coconut Milk
3. Thai Kitchen Organic Unsweetened Coconut Milk
4. Aroy-d Coconut Milk 100% Original

What kind of coconut milk do Thai restaurants use?

The brands that we highly recommend are Elephant and Biona (organic); they’re widely available at grocery stores and online. A good coconut milk should naturally separate into the cream and the liquid. In Thai cooking, we use the cream to cook with the curry paste first to bring out the flavour and aroma.

Which coconut milk is good for cooking?

The coconut milk you find in cans on the shelf is better for cooking because it usually doesn’t have the additives found in the carton version. Canned coconut milk is topped with the thick coconut cream, which is necessary for lending its characteristically silky texture to recipes.

How do you fix bland coconut curry?

Cumin for balance with the turmeric, ginger for some kick, bay leaf because they’re awesome. Leave the bay leaf in for a few hours while it’s warm. Adding additional vegetables will help – red peppers, corn, carrots, leeks… Other posters recommendations for potatoes and bamboo shoots are a good idea.

What can I use instead of coconut milk in satay sauce?

8 substitutes for coconut milk (in curry, smoothies & more)

  1. Greek yogurt. We’ll start with the dairy substitutes! …
  2. Heavy cream. Some curries or Indian dishes call for heavy cream as a thickener, so this is another choice that works well. …
  3. Sour cream. …
  4. Milk. …
  5. Cashew cream. …
  6. Almond milk. …
  7. Soy milk. …
  8. Oat milk.
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Is so delicious coconut milk healthy?

So Delicious’s Coconut Milk beverage is uniquely healthy because unlike the other non-dairy options, it is a rich source of MCFA’s (medium chain fatty acids). Here’s what So Delicious says about MDCFA’s: “MCFA’s are recognized as “good fat”.

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