Thai Yellow Curry Paste


A popular curry paste used in Thai food, this homemade Thai Yellow Curry Paste is quick and easy to make. Refer to the notes on how to make Thai Red Curry Paste.
Thai Yellow Curry Paste

Yellow Chillies – 3 to 4, chopped
Turmeric – 1 tblsp, grated
Ginger – 1/2 tblsp, grated
Garlic – 2 to 3 cloves, chopped
Lemongrass – 1/2 stalk, chopped
Sambar Onions (Shallots) – 2, chopped
Tamarind Paste – 1/2 tlsp
Coriander Seeds – 1/2 tblsp
Mustard Powder – 1/2 tblsp
Peanut Oil – 1 1/2 tblsp
Brown Sugar – 1/2 tblsp
White Vinegar – 3 tsp
Salt – 1 tsp

1. Combine all the ingredients in a mixer jar.
2. Grind to a fine paste.
3. Transfer to a fridge safe jar.
4. Cover and keep it in the fridge.
5. Use as required.

Note: For Thai Red Curry Paste, substitute yellow chillies with red chillies and add 1 tblsp tomato paste.

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