Thai red curry paste

The backbone of Thai cuisine and the key ingredient for all your Thai red curries. You can also use this Thai red curry paste in stir-fries, soups and marinades so the possibilities are endless.

Thai red curry paste

Course: Sauces
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: red curry paste, Thai
Author: Bart van der Lee


  • food processor


  • 4 pc red Chilli
  • 4 pc dried chilli
  • 1 pc shallot
  • 4 pc garlic cloves
  • 4 pc kaffir lime leaves
  • 1 thumb ginger/galangal
  • 1 stalk lemongrass
  • 1 peel lime /kaffir lime
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp shrimp paste


  • clean the garlic, shallot and ginger
  • chop all the ingredients fine and add to the food processor
  • blend for 5 minutes or until the paste is smooth
  • season with a pinch of salt

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