Thai Red Chicken Curry

For Red Curry Paste :
1 large onion chopped
5-6 dry red chilies
1 tsp cumin seeds
2 tsp coriander seeds
1 tsp black pepper
6-7 basil leaves
2 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 tsp soya sauce
1 tbsp lemon grass
1 tsp sugar
½ cup water
Grind the above to a paste. Thai Red Curry Paste is ready. You can replace soy sauce with fish sauce. I didn’t have any fish sauce as I didn’t find it inany store in Pune.
Other Ingredients :
500 gm Chicken (Boneless or with bones)
1 red bell pepper cut into medium pieces
1 carrot peeled and cut into small pieces.
1 onion chopped
1 cup coconut milk
7-8 basil leaves
4-5 mini corns cut into medium pieces

Method to cook:
Heat 1 tsp oil in a non stick pan . Add red curry paste and cook for 5 minutes. Next add chicken pieces and mix well. Cook chicken for at least 5 minutes on high flame stirring the contents frequently.

Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan and cook chopped onion. As it turns brown, add bell pepper, carrots, corn pieces, basil leaves, half cooked chicken, basil leaves, coconut milk, salt , 1 tsp soya sauce and 3 cups of water.
Bring the contents to a boil. Cook chicken while its boiling for atleast 10 minutes.
Lower the flame and cook for another 6-7 minutes.
Serve with Steamed Rice


  1. wow a thai red curry,after that green curry which i tried,next is ur recipe for sure soma...looks really yummy...

  2. Chicken with veggies...luv spicy tnx for the recipe Soma

  3. Send me some, curry looks fabulous..

  4. Thai red chicken looks yummy...

  5. Very delicious. Oh! I feel like having chicken now... Lovely presentation with yummy picture..U have a fabulous space with wonderful recipes!!!

  6. Dear Soma
    I am 1st time to your blog. Very well presented and written. This looks like a fusion Thai dish and will give a try as you have put lot of efforts to develop this recipe.
    But 1st I will try your recipe with Kancha Kadali ( raw banana) . I am in a discovery mode for Oriya food