Red Thai Curry Paste

There is nothing more satisfying than making your own Thai curry made with Thai paste made from scratch. Then once you realise how easy this process is – I can’t imagine you will go back to the jar version specially when you can tweak the taste depending on what you like. If you like it hot – add more chilies!!!

Red Thai Paste Recipe

If like me you are a vegan or vegetarian you do need to know that many restaurants will use fish based paste within the actual Thai paste, and as a lot Thai Asians assume not meat doesn’t include fish they may class the dish as vegetarian.

Red Thai Paste Recipe

Galangal is a rhizome of plants in the ginger family Zingiberaceae which is traditionally used for Thai red paste. Galangal tastes very similar to ginger and ginger can be used as a substitute ( which is what I did due to lack of availability at my local supermarket).

Red Thai Paste Recipe

Thai curry is usually made from a base Thai paste and could be red, green or even yellow, fried with vegetables and tofu, with coconut milk and generally served with Jasmine sticky rice.

Red Thai Paste Recipe
2 Large Red Chilies
2 Tsp Cumin Seeds
2 Stem Lemon Grass
2 Tsp Fresh Ginger
1 Onion
6 Garlic Cloves
2 Tbsp Lime Juice
2 Tsp Paprika
Red Thai Paste Recipe

Add all the ingredients to a food processor, you don’t need to chopped or grate anything as it will get completely mashed and smashed.

Red Thai Paste Recipe

Blitz in the food processor for a few minutes until you have a smooth paste.

Red Thai Paste Recipe

Pour the Thai paste into a sterilised jar and store in the fridge until ready to use. The paste should last for a few weeks.Footer

Follow admin:
Latest posts from

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.