Yellow curry is highly aromatic and brightly colored due to roasted spices and an infusion of turmeric, and is typically paired with fish or poultry. The curry has a rich, bold taste, sweet with subtle hints of spices, and is effectively hot without being overpowering. Yellow curry hails from southern Thailand and is usually made with the addition of yellow peppers.
Massaman (Muslim) curry is a Thai dish that is Muslim in origin. It is most commonly made with beef, but can also be made with duck or chicken. It usually contains coconut milk, roasted peanuts, potatoes, bay leaves, cardamom pods, cinnamon, palm sugar, and tamarind sauce.
Panang curry takes its name from the city island off the West coast of Malaysia. This type of curry is richer, sweeter, and creamier then the more herbal Thai red or green curries, making it very popular with foreigners.