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    Default Curry made with store bought paste??

    I have never made a curry as I have only just started to like it. I want to make one just using store bought paste to start but I have no idea what flavours or brands are nice. Can someone please point me in the right direction?

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    I use pataks curry pastes. Very easy to use (just follow the direction on the jars). Make sure you get paste not simmer sauce, I find them much nicer. Korma is a favourite here.

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    Pataks are good- you can add extra garlic, fresh ginger, onion and spices (eg: cumin seeds and garam masala) if you want to lift the flavour a bit. I agree def go for the paste ones not the full simmer sauce jars.

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    I was going to add, if you have a slow cooker, you could do up a huge batch so you can use up the whole jar in one go. Yum.

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    My Indian coworker uses pataks too ( I asked her for a recipe as she brought yummy smelling stuff into work) . I love tikka but hubby loves korma and butter

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    Yup pataks. All the Indian people I know use pataks.

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    We also use Pataks for Indian curries.

    For Thai we use Maesri (they are available from woollies and come in a little tin).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Happymum2 View Post
    I use pataks curry pastes. Very easy to use (just follow the direction on the jars). Make sure you get paste not simmer sauce, I find them much nicer. Korma is a favourite here.
    Same here! Delish and dd loves them too.

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    If you like Thai food then the Thai pastes are also good. The volcom brand is pretty good


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    Ayam green curry paste is great.

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