Mixed Vegetables in Coconut Milk

         Yield: 4 Servings
Categories: Thai, Vegetables, Side dishes

1 1/2 c Water 8 sm Shallots, finely diced 1 1/4 c Coconut milk 1 1/2 lb Assorted vegetables* 1 ts Sugar 1/2 ts Salt Oriental basil leaves In a wok, over high heat, bring water to a boil. Add shallots & 1/4 c coconut milk & return to a boil. Add vegetables & bring to a boil. Add sugar & salt & reduce heat to medium. Simmer for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring constantly, or until the vegetables are just tender. Add the rest of the coconut milk & return to a boil, stirring constantly for 1 minute. Remove wok from the heat. Garnish with basil leaves & serve. *Use assorted vegetables such as eggplant, cauliflower, beans, etc. Grace Young, "The Best of Thailand: A Cookbook"