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Curry throughout Southeast Asia & India

Curries play a prominent role in the cuisines of Asia. Here is a (very) brief summary of curries from Asian countries other than Thailand with some example curry dishes and links to recipes. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list by any means but to illustrate the importance of the dish to the inhabitants of countries in South and South Eastern Asia and to show that Thai curry is not alone in the world but has some tasty neighbors too!

Indonesian Curry  
Malaysian Curry  
  • Malay Beef Rendang Curry, which is "nothing like curry" according to Indonesian food writer, Sri Owen. It is a dish originating in Sumatra, a part of Indonesia, and has spread throughout Malaysia with several variations; one of these variations includes coconut milk, chilies, garlic, ginger, galangal, lemongrass, coriander, cumin and tamarind. (external link)
  • Devil Curry Chicken (external link)
  • Hot and Sour Fish Head Curry (external link)
  • Salted Fish and Pineapple Curry based on a paste of shallots, red chilies, turmeric, galangal, lemongrass, belacan (shrimp paste) and salt
Cambodian Curry  
Laotian Curry  
  • Duck Curry (Kalee Ped), based on a paste of chilies, shallots and curry powder
  • Fish Curry Steamed in Banana Leaves (Mok Pla) based on a paste of roasted shallot, garlic and chili
Burmese Curry  
Vietnamese Curry  
Indian Curry  
Indian Curry
Sri Lankan Curry  
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