May 24, 2011

Thai Red Vegetable curry

I am moving back to Thai today..I am making the most popular thai dish.I love thai food so much..They are spicy and coconut which I always love..I am planning to post many thai dishes soon..I live in a place where i cannot find galangal and lemon grass..I know those are important in thai cooking..But I always want to try this dish,so I bravely made this dish without those two..but still it came out great....The red curry I made was really good..You could make double the batch and freeze it,so you can use it whenever you want...I served this dish with roti,but this goes well with rice...Please try this dish and let me know what you think...


Tofu- ½ packet cubed
Green Capsicum-1 cubed
Yellow Capsicum-1 cubed
Carrot-1 sliced in diagnol
Onion- ½ cubed
Mushroom-1 cup cubed
Baby corn-1 cup sliced lengthwise
Coconut milk-2 cups
Salt to taste
Sugar-1 tblspn
Lemon juice-1 tsp

For Thai Red curry paste:
Onion- ½  sliced
Shallots(sambar onion)- ½ cup
Dry red chilli-6
Ginger-1 inch piece
Garlic-10 cloves
Coriander seeds(malli)-1 tblspn
Cumin seeds(jeera)-1 tsp
Coriander stems- ½ cup
Kaffir lime skin(Narthankai)-3 peels
Salt -1 tsp
Oil-3 tblspn
Water as required


Make a paste by grinding all ingredients in a mixer to a fine paste.

Fry the tofu pieces in a tsp of oil and set that aside.

Heat oil in a kadai and add 3 tblspn of the red curry paste and mix well.Season with salt and sugar to taste and mix well.Cook till oil separates.

Add in all the prepared vegetables and mix well.Cover and cook for 5 min.

Now add in the tofu pieces and mix well.

Pour in the coconut milk and mix well.Cook for 5 min.

Switch off the flame.Add a tsp of lemon juice and mix.

Serve hot with roti or rice.

Take your ingredients

all chopped and prepared
peel the skin of kaffir lime

Ur ingrediants for red curry paste

Blend to a smooth paste by adding water and oil
Fry paneer cubes

cook the paste in oil

add veggies and cook..Add in paneer pieces
Pour in coconut milk and let it boil

Serve hot


  1. nice thai the bright red colour..nice pics...

  2. Wonderful curry, all I need is a cup of rice which way I love to eat this :)

  3. Curry looks mouthwatering...have made Thai green curry a few times...will give this a try soon

  4. Absolutely love this, love the color of the paste. I am a big fan of thai curries :)

  5. So thai!!! looks so perfect n yumm!!! love the color..

  6. Colourful, wonderful and inviting

  7. Curry looks very tempting and loved the pictorial

  8. Fingerlicking curry, give me a bowl of rice,will finish that yummy curry rite now..

  9. Hi thanks for visiting my blog and giving a lovely too have a wonderful blog and ur thai recipe is so tempting and inviting me to grab it.

  10. Yesterday i bought the red curry mix from the store. After reading ur recipe i feel its very easy to make at home, instead of using the store bought one

  11. Thai curry looks absolutely delicious. Lovely pics. I made Thai green curry yesterday to post for the marathon, but the pics were awful so decided against posting it.

  12. ooh !love the colour .. and this goes well with steamed rice too :)

  13. Wow!! This looks great! Beautiful color!

  14. awesome mouth watering recipe....


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