5 from 3 votes
Indian Spice Box
Vegan Thai Yellow Curry Paste
Prep Time
10 mins

A vegan Thai yellow curry paste without fish sauce

Course: Spice Mix
Cuisine: Thai, Vegan
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Vaishali
  • 2 hot red chilies, like Thai bird's eye chilies
  • 2 stalks lemongrass (use juice of 2 limes and their zest as a substitute)
  • 1 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 2 shallots
  • 1-inch piece of galangal (use ginger if you can't find this)
  • 1 small plum tomato
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1-inch piece of cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp tamari or soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • ½ to 1 cup of coconut milk
  1. Place all ingredients and ½ cup of the coconut milk in a blender bowl. Blitz into a smooth paste, adding more coconut milk if needed to keep the blades moving.

    Store in an airtight container in the freezer.