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Thai Red Curry Paste

  • Author: Laura Nockett
  • Prep Time: 12 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: about 1/2 cup 1x


Thai Red Curry Paste



45 dried red Thai chilis*

23 fresh red Thai chilis, seeds removed

5 large garlic cloves

3 shallots

1 inch piece fresh ginger

1 tbsp lemongrass paste

4 kaffir lime leaves

1 tsp shrimp paste

handful cilantro

1 tbsp fish sauce

1 tsp salt



Add all the ingredients (except the water) to the bowl of your food processor

Process on high, add small amounts of water as needed to thin the paste so it keeps moving through the processor until smooth


*Add more or less depending on heat tolerance

  • Cuisine: Thai

Keywords: #thaicookingathome, #homemadecurrypaste, #redcurrypaste