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Massaman Curry | มัสมั่น

Updated: Jul 12, 2018

Origin - Thailand

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Massaman or matsaman is not a native Thai word. It is generally thought to refer to the Muslims. Main ingredients are beef, or chicken, curry paste, spices, coconut milk, potato. The taste is sweet-salty curry

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A bowl of steaming hot chicken massaman curry

The first-ever recorded recipe for Massaman curry was "Chicken Massaman curry with bitter orange juice" spelled Matsaman  and written by Lady Plean Passakornrawong in 1889. Due to its Muslim roots and therefore Islamic dietary laws, this curry is most commonly made with chicken, but there are also variations on this dish


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