Red Curry Paste
Prig Gang Ped พริกแกงเผ็ด
Red Curry Paste is made of dried chili peppers, salt, galangal, lemongrass, kaffir lime zest, garlic, shallots, cilantro roots, peppercorns, cumin and coriander. The spices are pound into a smooth reddish paste. The paste is fragrant with fresh and dried spices. Traditionally, the paste was made fresh for each dish. Today, most people buy the already made curry pastes and store in the fridge.
Red Curry Paste is available in plastic tubs and cans at Asian markets and some mainstream supermarkets. You can store red curry paste in a plastic bag in the freezer for a year.
The Red Curry Paste is not to be confused with basic red curry paste or 'gang kua'. The difference is the additional 3 ingredients, peppercorns, cumin and coriander, red curry paste in red curry paste.
See recipe for homemade Red Curry Paste and homemade Basic Red Curry Paste. Check out in details how Red Curry Paste is different than Basic Red Curry Paste.
Recipes made with red curry paste
Beef and Bamboo Shoot Curry
Gang Naw Mai Neuw Sub
Ground beef and bamboo shoot red curry.
Chicken and Thai eggplant in red curry
Goew Tiew Gang
Rice noodles in beef curry sauce
Green Beans and Shrimp
Pad Prig King
Dried curry green beans with shrimp
Marinated and grilled pork served on skewers with peanut sauce. A simpler recipe.
Peanut Sauce for Satay
Nam Jim Satay
Thick curried peanut sauce for dipping satay in.
Satay - Modern Thai Version
Marinaded and grilled pork served on skewers with peanut sauce
Stinky Beans and Shrimp
Pud Ped Sataw
Stinky beans stir fried in red curry paste with shrimp
A variety of tropical vegetables with sesame curry sauce.
Gang Ped Fug Tong
Creamy and mild pumpkin curry.
Fried Chicken Wings
Peek Gai Tod Gluea
Fried chicken wings with crispy skin, seasoned lightly with Thai herbs
Roast Duck Curry
Gang Ped Pbed Yaang
Roast duck curry in red curry sauce with cherry tomatoes.
Sour Bamboo Curry
Gang Gai Naw Mai Dong
Sour pickled bamboo shoot cooked in red curry paste and coconut milk
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