How to Make Nam Kao (Fried Curry Rice)

My simple way to make nam kao using ingredients I was able to dig up in my fridge. There are more ingredients that can be added, but this is all I had. 😄

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How to Make Nam Kao (Fried Curry Rice) Recipe
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Chop up kafir leaves. I actually used many more than this. Slice them thinly. (I think I used a handful, I love the smell in my rice)

Chop up kafir leaves. I actually used many more than this. Slice them thinly. (I think I used a handful, I love the smell in my rice)

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Add it to your already steamed and cooled down rice. (Oh yeah, make sure the steamed rice is cooled a little)

Add it to your already steamed and cooled down rice. (Oh yeah, make sure the steamed rice is cooled a little)

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Add a bag of coconut flakes. Mix in.

Add a bag of coconut flakes. Mix in.

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Add a can of red curry paste.

Add a can of red curry paste.

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Seperate the yolk from an egg. I did 3 eggs.

Seperate the yolk from an egg. I did 3 eggs.

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Mix yolks into rice mixture. The best way is by hand. And I recommend wearing gloves.

Mix yolks into rice mixture. The best way is by hand. And I recommend wearing gloves.

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After everything is all mixed, make balls of rice by hand. Make them as tight as possible so they don't fall apart while frying.

After everything is all mixed, make balls of rice by hand. Make them as tight as possible so they don't fall apart while frying.

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Now drop them into the hot oil and fry away! (Smells amaze balls) Fry until they are golden brown. Or if you're like me, a deep golden for extra crisp.

Now drop them into the hot oil and fry away! (Smells amaze balls) Fry until they are golden brown. Or if you're like me, a deep golden for extra crisp.

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Meanwhile, cut up the ham. Small pieces or slivers.

Meanwhile, cut up the ham. Small pieces or slivers.

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Once rice is done frying, drain them on paper towels and break them up into a large bowl.

Once rice is done frying, drain them on paper towels and break them up into a large bowl.

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Add ham. Mix.

Add ham. Mix.

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Now season with fish sauce, sugar, lime juice. (Msg opt) I always start lightly, then mix and taste. Adjusting as I mix and taste.

Now season with fish sauce, sugar, lime juice. (Msg opt) I always start lightly, then mix and taste. Adjusting as I mix and taste.

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Once you're satisfied with the taste, add in the herbs. I used cilantro and green onions. Mix.

Once you're satisfied with the taste, add in the herbs. I used cilantro and green onions. Mix.

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Final product. 😋

Final product. 😋

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I like to eat mine with lettuce, dried red chilies and peanuts. Bon apetit!

I like to eat mine with lettuce, dried red chilies and peanuts. Bon apetit!

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