Nonya secrets No.5 Panang Curry Mix
Even with the benefit kitchen gadgetry, Nonya sauces require painstaking and lengthy preparation. There are a vast number of herbs; rhizomes such as galangal, turmeric, ginger together with onions, garlic, chillies, lemon grass. They all need to be carefully measured, sliced and ground to a fine texture to produce the sambals and smooth curry pastes which are then cooked so that the onions caramelise and the ingredients come together in a melange of hot and sweet, spicy and smooth.
This Panang Curry mix allows you to create a classic Panang curry in a fraction of the time it would take to make this labour-intensive and complex dish from scratch. Add to coconut milk and cubed beef for a deliciously mild, rich, salty-sweet Thai curry.