Massaman curry paste

Preparation info
  • Makes

    250 ml

    • Difficulty


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By Christine Manfield

Published 1999

  • About

Massaman curry paste, specific to central and southern Thailand, translates as ‘Muslim curry’ and is named after the Malay traders who influenced the foods of the region over the past century. Curries made with this paste are complex, rich and spicy with a wonderful depth of flavour due to the inclusion of the Indian spices cardamom and cinnamon. The paste is usually cooked into coconut cream with thinner coconut milk added at a later stage, along with roasted peanuts. Use with chicken or b