Southern-Style Yam

Preparation info
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    • Difficulty


Appears in
Thai Food and Cooking

By Judy Bastyra and Becky Johnson

Published 2011

  • About

The food of the southern region is notoriously hot and because of the proximity to the borders with Malaysia, Thailand’s Muslim minority are mostly to be found in this area. They have introduced richer curry flavours reminiscent of Indian food.


  • 90 g/ oz Chinese leaves (Chinese cabbage), shredded
  • 90 g/


  1. Steam the shredded Chinese leaves, beansprouts, green beans and broccoli separately or blanch them in boiling water for 1 minute per batch. Drain, place in a serving bowl and leave to cool.

  2. Make the yam. Pour the coconut cream into a wok or