- 1 tbsp red curry paste
- 400g can coconut milk (use reduced-fat if you prefer)
Coconut milk is not the slightly opaque liquid that flows from a freshly opened coconut –…
- 100g pack mixed mushroom
The mushroom is a fungus which comes in a wide range of varieties that belong to two distinct…
- 1 block of wide rice noodles, soaked according to pack instructions
- 100g beansprout
The two most common beansprouts are the green-capped mung bean…
- 1 fat green chilli, sliced into rings
- ½ bunch spring onions
Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…
Heat a saucepan, then fry the curry paste for 1 min. Add the coconut milk and half a can of water, then bring to the boil. Simmer for 5 mins until slightly thickened.
Throw in the mushrooms and simmer for another 2 mins. Stir in the drained noodles, beansprouts and most of the chilli and spring onions, then heat for another min. Serve in deep bowls, scattered with the rest of the chilli and onions.
What's laska?This recipe is based on laksa, a traditional Malaysian noodle soup. Laksa can be made with either rice or egg noodles – so if you already have egg noodles in the cupboard, just use those instead.