Saturday, February 5, 2011

Thai Red Curry Using Home Made Red Curry Paste

Home Made Thai Red Curry Paste:


Dry red chillies - 25-30 (acc to ur spice level)
Galangal - 1 big piece ( substituted with ginger)
Shallots - 3-4
Lemon grass - 1 stalk finely chopped
Cilantro stems - 6-7 sprigs
Garlic - 1/2 cup chopped
Thai red chillies - 5-6
Lime peel - from 1/4 lime
Black pepper - 1 tsp
Salt to taste


Soak dry red chillies in hot water for 1 hr.
In a blender add soaked red chillies from the water and place them along with the remaining ingredients( galangal, shallots, lemon grass, cilantro stems, garlic, thai red chillies, lime peel, black pepper, salt ) and grind all of the ingredients to a smooth paste.
Heat oil in a skillet and add the grounded paste and cook until the oil starts to separate from the paste.
Remove from heat and allow the paste to cool down and store it in a airtight container for 1 month.

Thai Red Curry:


Onion - 1/2 cup sliced
Red curry paste - 4-5 tbsp
Coconut milk - 1 can
Sugar - 1 tbsp
Soy sauce - 1 tbsp
Green beans - 4-5
Red bell pepper - 1/4 cup sliced
Green bell pepper - 1/2 cup
Bamboo shoots - 5-6 pieces
Carrots - 1/2 cup
Frozen peas - 1/4 cup
Basil leaves - 4 -6


Heat oil in a skillet add onion, green beans, red bell pepper, green bell pepper, carrots, frozen peas, bamboo shoots and fry for 6-7 min and keep aside.
In the same pan heat oil add in the red curry paste and cook for 5 min then add coconut milk and mix well.
Now add sugar and soy sauce and cook for 5 min.
Add onion, red bell pepper, green bell pepper, carrots, frozen peas and bamboo shoots and cook for 5- 10 min.
Finally add basil leaves and cook for 5 min.
Serve hot with jasmine rice.

This is our Anniversary dinner menu. I already posted Pineapple fried rice recipe. Tum yum soup recipe follows next.


  1. Lovely recipe!!! Beautiful clicks!!! Awesome presentation!!!!

  2. Red Curry looks yummy and colorful. Too good a preparation to go along with. Looks wonderful.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  3. yummy and delicious..looks restaurant style :)

  4. interesting recipe thanks for sharing

  5. That's one yummy dinner menu...looks so delicious everything

  6. hi anu, how r u? longtime not seen....welcome back....nice yummy curry!! beautiful spread anu!

  7. seeing this dish reminded me of the thai curry paste lying in my fridge...nice presentation and the curry...yum
    happy to folllow u dear:)

  8. I love Thai food..This looks so delicious..Am drooling over the last pic!

  9. looks too good would love to try this

  10. First time here, looks absolutely delicious.

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  12. Looks so delicious! I have never tasted a thai curry before so I'm not really confident to try this recipe. But the procedure doesn't look so difficult. I might give it a try one of these days. :)


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  14. Curry looks rich and delicious ...the presentation is gr8.... is my blog
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  15. What a mouthwatering meal!!! You have a lovely space here Anu...Glad to have stopped by & happy to follow u :) Keep rocking!!
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    Prats Corner

  16. Oooohoooo... what a lovely spread.. First time here and I am greeted by this feast... Thanks for sharing this hearty meal with all of us...Glad to follow u.... beautiful collection of recipes, happily browsed around... keep posting some more yummy delicacies [waiting for the soup recipe:)] Love to read about it...

  17. What a yummy recipe....thnX for introducing thai looks awesome.

  18. Love the color a lot. new to me. recipe sounds gr8 :)

  19. I love this curry...and home made paste is such a wonderful one..yummy!!

  20. delicious red curry and the entire spread look very yummY!

  21. WOW!!! looks super dinner menu.

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  24. LOvely Recipe and Blog too...
    Recipe looks so attractive...


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