Homemade Red Curry Paste Recipe (Khrueang Kaeng Phet)

Recipe from Temple of Thai

http://www.templeofthai.com/recipes/thai_red_curry_paste.php

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup dried Thai chilies
  • 1 Tablespoon + 1 tsp. coarse sea salt
  • 1 heaping Tablespoon (200 grams) garlic cloves
  • 1 pc lemongrass, lower part sliced thinly crosswise 
  • (discard top)
  • 3/4 inch pc of fresh turmeric root (or 1/2 tsp dried)
  • 1 Tablespoon shrimp paste