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Korean Food: Curry Rice (카레라이스)

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This curry tastes best with chicken rather than other meat, but you can skip the meat, if you are a vegetarian, it will still taste very good.
Ingredients
  Korean curry powder 6 Tablespoon
  Chicken breast 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  Onion 1 Cup (16 tbs), cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  Potato 1 Cup (16 tbs), cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  Carrot 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  Peas 3 Tablespoon
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Oil 2 Tablespoon (For frying)
  Salt 6 Pinch (2 pinches of salt when frying each vegetable)
  Salt & pepper 2 Pinch (For frying the chicken)
Directions

MAKING
1. Heat oil in a medium pan and fry the potato, onion and carrot separately with some salt. Fry until the vegetables are almost cooked.
2. Fry the chicken separately with a pinch of salt and pepper until the chicken is completely cooked.
3. Take a bowl and combine the curry powder and water and mix well to make the curry paste.
4. Take a saucepan and add all the fried vegetables and chicken. Add water and boil on high heat. Once it begins boiling add the peas and cook for about 5 to 10 minutes.
5. Add the curry paste and reduce the temperature to medium. Cook for about 5 more minutes and turn off the heat.

SERVING
6. Serve the curry warm on top of cooked rice.

NOTE
Korean curry powder is available in any oriental or Korean store in a variety of low, medium and high on spice content. You can choose the one as per your taste.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Korean
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
2
Subtitle: 
Asian Kare Raisu 
Anytime is a good time for curry rice but this world wide popular meal is most satisfying in the winter months when the spicy curry with all the goodness of vegetables and meat warms your heart and comforts your soul. Watch this video to learn how to make authentic Korean-style curry rice! The Indian or European curry powders taste a little different from Korean curry powder. So it is best to use a Korean curry powder to get an authentic Korean taste. The most popular Korean curry powder brand is “Ottogi Cu".

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