Go Back
+ servings
Print Recipe
4.67 from 3 votes

thai red curry recipe vegetarian | how to make veg thai red curry recipe

veg thai red curry recipe with step by step photos.Easy to make vegetarian thai red curry from scratch made easily at home!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: main
Cuisine: thai
Servings: 4
Calories: 221kcal
Author: Harini


  • 1 1/2 cups cubed and boiled vegetables potato, beans, carrots, baby corns
  • 3-4 shallots chopped
  • 1 cup thick coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Salt
  • few basil leaves
  • 3 teaspoons coconut or sesame oil
  • For thai red curry paste
  • 2-3 thai bird's eye chilies
  • 3 lemon grass stalks
  • 3-4 kaffir lime leaves
  • 3-4 dried kashmiri red chilies for color
  • 5-6 thai basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2 teaspoons coriander seeds
  • 2-3 garlic cloves
  • A small piece of galangal or very tender ginger
  • 3 tablespoons grated coconut or coconut milk


  • take all the ingredients mentioned under "for thai red curry paste" and grind to a paste with required water.
  • heat a pan with 3 teaspoons coconut or sesame oil. Once the oil is hot add chopped onions and saute for minutes. Add the curry paste and cook till raw smell leaves.
  • add the boiled or steamed vegetables and coat well with curry paste.
  • Add 1/2 cup water and season with salt. Bring to a full boil.
  • Add coconut milk and simmer. Simmer for 5-7 minutes. Do not let the coconut milk to boil.
  • crush few basil leaves with palm and add to the simmering thai red curry. Remove from flame and mix well. Serve thai veg red curry with steamed rice.


1. You can add 2 teaspoons soy sauce in thai red curry paste
2. Use veggies of your choice


Calories: 221kcal