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Red Curry Paste Recipe

Red Curry Paste is a popular Russian Salad
Author :
On :
Friday, 3 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Salad Recipe
Cuisine :
Russian Recipe
Technique :
Grind Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 10 - dry long Red Chillies
  • 10 - small Onions or shallots, peeled, chopped
  • 1/2 bulb - garlic, flaked, peeled and crushed
  • 4-5 sticks - Lemon grass, peeled and chopped
  • 2-inch piece - ginger, grated
  • 12-15 - peppercorns
  • 1 tsp - Coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp - Lemon rind, grated (use kaffir Lime if available)
  • 1.5 tsp - salt or more to taste
  • 1 tsp - oil
  • 1/2 cup - boiling hot water
  • How to Make Red Curry Paste:

    1. Pour boiling hot water over destalked, broken chillies.
    2. Cover and keep aside for 15-20 minutes.
    3. Drain water from chillies and keep aside.
    4. Dry grind peppercorns and coriander seeds.
    5. Add soaked chillies, onions, garlic and ginger and grind again to a paste.
    6. Add drained chilli water if required.
    7. Add lemon grass, salt and lemon zest and blend again to a paste.
    8. Empty into clean, sterile jar, with a non-metallic lid.
    9. Heat and cool oil, then pour over paste.
    10. Stir gently with a wooden skewer, close lid.
    11. Refrigerate and use as required.


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