Thai green curry with aubergine and prawns



For the prawn stock

  • 8 tiger prawn, shells and heads only
  • 100ml/3½fl oz boiling water
  • 15g/½oz root ginger

For the aubergines and prawns

For the curry paste

To garnish


  1. For the prawn stock, place the prawn shells and heads, boiling water and ginger into a saucepan and boil for ten minutes.

  2. Strain the mixture into a clean bowl. Discard the shells and ginger.

  3. For the aubergines and prawns, heat the oil in a wok until smoking hot. Add the aubergines and cook for two minutes. Add the chilli, ginger and garlic to the wok and cook for one minute.

  4. Add the prawns and spring onions to the wok and cook for 2-3 minutes or until the prawns are coloured on all sides and are cooked through.

  5. For the curry paste, place all the ingredients into the bowl of a food processor and blend to a paste.

  6. Add the paste and the prawn stock to the aubergines and prawns in the wok and cook for three minutes.

  7. To serve, stir in the basil and pour into a serving bowl. Garnish with the Greek yoghurt and the fresh coriander leaves.