Easy Thai Red Curry Paste

Easy Homemade Red Curry Paste recipe.
Making Thai red curry paste at home with fresh chillies, galangal, lemongrass and other spices.

 Homemade Red Curry Paste recipe.

It is so satisfying to be able to make your own Thai curry paste.

I can play about with chilli heat and spices that goes along with Thai curry paste making.

Have you tried making Thai green curry paste yet?

 green curry paste


Not long now till summer,  when green chillies are abundant then I am able to make green curry paste again.

Anyway...
Its time for me to blog about Thai homemade curry paste again.

Thai red curry paste.

The star ingredient in Thai red curry paste is dried chillies and red of course!!
Using dried red chillies will definitely intensify the colour and may intensify the heat as well.

But I am a recalcitrant when it comes to following recipes! 
I used fresh red chillies to make Thai red curry paste, instead of dried chillies, hence you see a weaker red in my red curry paste.

Thai red curry

There are 4 types of Thai curry paste, that I know of:
  • Thai green curry paste
  • Thai red curry paste
  • Thai yellow curry paste
  • Thai Mussaman curry paste
Yellow curry paste will be my next "curry paste" making project! :D

Yield: 1 cup (250ml)

Red Curry Paste

prep time: 15 MINScook time: 5 MINStotal time: 20 mins
Making Thai red curry paste at home with fresh chillies, galangal, lemongrass and other spices.

INGREDIENTS:


  • 6 fresh red chillies (110g)
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 slice galangal (6g)
  • 2 lemongrass stalks (2 tablespoon)
  • 1 kaffir lime leaf
  • 10g chopped fresh coriander roots
  • 10 black peppercorns
  • 2 teaspoon dried shrimp granules (belacan)
  • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds

INSTRUCTIONS:


  1. Pan roast coriander seeds then cumin seeds for 2 minutes or until fragrant (careful not to let it burnt). Set aside to cool. Then grind into fine powder.
  2. In a food processor, add all ingredients including ground coriander and cumin.
  3. Add 3 tablespoon of canola oil, add more if required for the food processor to process to a smooth paste.
  4. Makes about 250 ml red curry paste.
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easy homemade red curry paste

1 comment:

  1. Just bought a small jar of red curry paste..cool that I can make this at home from now on.

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