This recipe was favorite of King Rama V, who reigned in Thailand from 1869-1910. It is tasty, rich, and very spicy and should be served with hot, cooked rice or cooked Thai noodles.
Recipe from 1,001 Best Hot and Spicy Recipes.
In a small, heavy skillet, boil the coconut cream until it reaches the oily stage, then stir in the Red Curry Paste. Add the fish sauce, and the sugar. Set aside.
Pour the coconut milk into a saucepan and add the beef. Simmer for 8 to 10 minutes. Add the seasoned curry paste to the simmering beef, bring to a boil, and add the eggplant, basil, and the chiles. Reduce the heat and simmer for 3 minutes.