Thai yellow curry paste

Preparation info
  • Makes

    100 ml

    • Difficulty


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By Christine Manfield

Published 1999

  • About

The mildest Thai curry paste, gaeng kari is directly influenced by the spices and flavours of India. It omits some of the fresh aromatic ingredients found in other Thai pastes such as galangal and kaffir lime and relies on fresh and ground turmeric for its flavour and colour.

Shrimp paste is used fresh rather than dry-roasted for added pungency. Yellow curry paste works perfectly with fish, chicken and vegetables and usually relies on a light stock base flavoured with tamarind and l