Homemade Red Curry Paste Recipe (Khrueang Kaeng Phet)

Curry paste in the mortar before the shrimp paste is added
Making Red Curry Paste (Click to enlarge)
Prepare this authentic Thai curry paste to make our family's Thai Red Curry recipe. You'll need fresh Thai ingredients, a mortar & pestle and a bit of spare time.

Freeze any leftover paste up to 2 months in a zip lock bag, in tablespoon size portions, making it easy to add to future curries as needed.





Pulverize in a granite mortar and pestle the dried chillies, sea salt, garlic, lemongrass and turmeric to a fine paste. Blend in the shrimp paste with a spoon. Set aside.

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The Finished Curry Paste  

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