For traditional Thai curry paste, mix 1 Tbsp. with 1 Tbsp. fish sauce or water and a squeeze of fresh lime juice. Opt for a homemade version of Pad Thai over takeout with this recipe.
To make a paste simply mix 1 tbsp. curry powder with 1 tbsp. each of water and oil. For a traditional Thai paste, use fish sauce and a squirt of lime in lieu of the water.
Red Thai Curry Q&A
What is red curry?
Red curry is a Thai-style curry made with red chiles that is a bit thinner in texture than typical Indian curries.
What is in red curry powder?
Red curry powder contains red Thai chiles, Chinese red peppers, Lampong peppercorns, Spanish paprika, lemongrass, shallots, galangal, cumin, coriander, cilantro, garlic, makrut lime leaves, California basil, spearmint and salt.
What does red curry taste like?
Red curry tastes bold & spicy, flavored by red chiles such as Thai red chiles & Chinese red peppers.
Is Thai red curry spicy?
Thai red curry's spice level is medium to hot in overall heat.