Red curry- Online cooking class | Only Cookery. Red Curry or Gang Dang "แกงแดง" in Thai Also known as red curry, this popular dish comprises red curry paste cooked in coconut milk with meat and vegetables. The red chillies that have been smashed in a mortar and pestle provide the dish with its vivid red colour. This dish is packed full of flavour from the chillies, garlic, shallots, galangal, shrimp paste, salt, kaffir lime leaves, coriander root, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, peppercorns, and lemongrass in the paste. The coconut milk provides a balancing creaminess.