Sour curry shrimps with fried acacia Omelette (Kang som cha-om Goong) แกงส้มชะอมกุ้ง

Kang som cha-om khai this is hot and sour curry with shrimps and Acacia Omelette or Cha-om Omelette. Cha-om Omelette is famous eaten with Chilly Dip. Cha-om vegetables is a high fiber. Eating, helps prevent cancer much beta Carol Rosenthal. Found in the vegetables. Dark green leaves of Cha-om wait a lack of blood preventing heart disease.

  • 8-10 medium sized shrimps, cleaned, peeled and deveined
  • 200 g. fish fillet (any meaty white fish)
  • 4 tbsp hot and sour curry paste
  • 4 tbsp of tamarind juice
  • 3 tbsp of fish sauce
  • 1 tsp of palm sugar
  • Lemon juice
  • 1 bunch of acacia leaf [thai : cha-om] 
  • 3 eggs to make acacia omelette
  • Put the fish fillet in a boiling water and wait until it cooked. 
  • Then take out (debone, if necessary), and crush the cooked fish in a mortar with hot and sour curry paste until mixed well. 
  • Remove and set aside.
  • Heat water in a pot, wait until boiling. 
  • Add the hot and sour curry paste and season with fish sauce, tamarind juice and sugar till tasteful. 
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  • Add the shrimps and acacia omelette. 
  • When the soup boiling, remove from heat. 
  • Add lemon juice as desired taste. 
  • Transfer to a serving bowl, and serve with hot steamed rice.
  • Acacia Omelette (khai jeaw cha-om)
Prepare for Acacia Omelette: 

However, thai people love to eat this omelette with Chilli dip. (If you cannot find acacia in your local grocery store, you may try to use other fresh vegetables instead. Sometime I using mixed vegetable all I have in freeze..leftover..;)
  • Wash cha-om and nip the leaves and young leaves then cut into 1-inch portions.
  • Add the beaten eggs in a bowl, and also add the acacia. Stir until all mixed well.
  • Heat oil in a wok. 
  • Add the beaten eggs with acacia in the wok, fry until cooked and golden, then remove and drain. 
  • Slice into cubes.