Tom Kha Mushroom (ต้มข่าเห็ด)

Serves: 2

What you need

  • 300 g Mushroom, cut into medium size pieces
  • 200 ml Coconut milk
  • 200 ml Water
  • 5 slices Galangal, bruised
  • 1 stalk Lemongrass, cut into 2 inch length, and bruised
  • 5 Kaffir lime leaves, rip off the leafy bits and discard the stalk
  • 3-5 Red chillis
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Fish sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Lime juice
  • 1 tsp Coriander leaves, chopped, for garnish

How to put this together

  1. In a pot, add coconut milk + water + galangal + lemongrass + kaffir lime leaves. Bring to boil.
  2. Add chillis + mushroom + sugar. Keep cooking until the mushroom is almost cooked.
  3. Add fish sauce + lime juice.
  4. Taste and season to your liking
  5. Serve immediately, sprinkled with coriander leaves
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