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Massaman Curry - what to replace the potatoes with?

Discussion in 'Low-carb Diet Forum' started by Rachox, Mar 12, 2018.

  1. Alison Campbell

    Alison Campbell Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Another vote for butternut squash, it works really well.
     
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  2. blanc71

    blanc71 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Chunky aubergine,skinned and stewed in the curry is amazing.
     
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  3. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    It’s one of my favourites out of those suggested. I make ‘lasagne’ with butternut squash slices in place of pasta and also butternutsquashetti bolognese!
     
  4. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Oh now there’s another one I hadn’t thought of!
     
  5. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Chunks of swede? I love it mashed with butter and pepper and it doesnt affect my numbers like carrots do.
     
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  6. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    I can tolerate swede too and carrots. I always keep Tesco mashed carrot and swede in the freezer!
     
  7. lovinglife

    lovinglife Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Low carb recipe, very easy using courgette :) - for me all the root veg like turnip, celeriac etc have too strong a flavour and would change the curry too much - the blander veg like butternut squash, aubergine and courgette would be a better bet

    https://diabetesmealplans.com/recipe/chicken-massaman-curry/
     
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  10. Sue192

    Sue192 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Another vote for celeriac. Or baby turnips? Not often seen but they're not as strong as the grown-up ones and kind of work as a substitute for the new pots.
     
  11. RosieLKH

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    Oh you people... I now want a curry for tonight's meal, but I'm in the middle of making chicken soup!
     
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  12. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Add the right herbs and spices and have chicken curry soup? just a thought..
     
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  13. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Just chuck some curry paste in and make it chicken curry soup!
     
  14. Ian_Laye

    Ian_Laye Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Massaman with potato is more common nowadays, but before potato became widely available in Thailand, yellow-fleshed sweet potato was a classic ingredient.
     
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  15. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    I’ve decided on butternut squash and I’m making it tomorrow. I’ll update on how it turns out :hungry:
     
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  16. LouWilk059

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    I make mine with butternut squash and add a side of steamed kale. The squash and kale are strangely good together.
     
  17. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    I’m going for cauli rice this time but I might try kale next time, I haven’t had kale since I was a kid and my dad grew it in the garden!
     
  18. DCUKMod

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    I love kale with curry.

    Oh heck. I plain old love kale. :)
     
  19. bangkokdiabetic

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    Fascinating as this thread Massaman curry something I eat often in Thailand it is cooked and prepared with the potatoes in and I just leave them out of my serving I eat mine with Rice Noodles (which strangely do not spike me whereas Rice Does ?
     
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  20. Tabbyjoolz

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    I LOVE Massaman curry. I'm going to have a go at this myself.
     
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