When was Thai curry invented?

Where did Thai curry originate?

Is Thai green curry Chinese or Indian?

Green curry

Green curry with chicken, served with roti
Alternative names Thai cream curry
Type Curry
Place of origin Thailand
Main ingredients Coconut milk, green curry paste, palm sugar, fish sauce, kaffir lime leaves, Thai basil

When was curry introduced to Thailand?

Chillies first appeared in Thailand in the late 1600s, arriving from South America — via Europe and Africa — with Portuguese traders. The use of white pepper, dried ground cumin and ground coriander in both red and green curries (as well as many other Thai dishes) hints at an Indian influence, too.

Why is Thai curry called curry?

The first evidence of it was recently discovered there, dating back to around 2500 B.C., and the word “curry” is an Anglicized version of the Tamil word “kari.” As settlers and traders came to India from as far as Japan, China, Portugal, and France, they disseminated recipes for curry throughout southeast Asia, …

Is green curry bad for you?

Worst: Red or Green Curry

Thai curries are usually made with a hefty dose of coconut milk, and that won’t do your diet any favors. One cup of the creamy milk packs in 400 calories. It also has 36 grams of saturated fat — more than three times the recommended daily amount.

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