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Massaman Gai

  • Massaman is prepared here using basic ingredients including coconut milk, curry paste and chicken drumsticks.



3 tablespoons massaman curry paste
1 pound chicken drummettes
2 cups sweet potato (or regular white potato), cut into large chunks
4 tablespoons sugar
6 tablespoons fish sauce
2 cups coconut cream
2 cups coconut milk


Cook as shown in video above, until chicken gets soft about 20-30 minutes. The soup should be at a low boil the entire time. Serve with jasmine rice and enjoy!

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One of our most popular recipes is "Massaman Gai" which has been featured in our street vendor video series.

Here we've put together a kit of all the ingredients to make dozens of servings of masaman, for such a great price that your cost will end up a fraction of what a restaurant would charge.

2 masaman curry (Hand brand)
1 palm sugar
1 cardamom
1 tamarind concentrate
1 cinnamon stick
1 cloves
3 cans coconut milk 14 oz (large)
2 stainless Thai spoons
Masaman Kit. $19.95 ($33.25 value)
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