I spent many months traveling in Thailand and Thai Red Curry quickly became my favorite dish. This dish is suppose to be spicy! If your sinuses aren't draining and a little perspiration isn't forming on your forehead halfway through this meal, you don't have the real thing. I know most people don't enjoy their food this spicy, so I toned it down a bit. Also, this dish is flexible and fun to cook. If you like onions, put in more. Like three kinds of peppers, add them. You get the idea. Just go with it. Enjoy!