Quick Red Curry Paste

Krueng Gaeng Peht

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    ¾ cup

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Quick & Easy Thai

By Nancie McDermott

Published 2004

  • About

This simple red curry paste is easy to make and fun to compare with the prepared Thai curry pastes on the market. Homemade curry pastes are generally beyond the scope of a quick and easy approach, but if you cannot find red curry paste or simply want to learn more about Thailand’s curry traditions, here is a basic recipe. The chilies can soak while you prepare and measure out the remaining ingredients.

If you would like to simplify it even more, omit the ground coriander, cumin, and