Thai Curry Paste

Elena Duggan

Ingredients:

  • 5 Coriander Seeds
  • 5 Cumin Seeds
  • 5 White Peppercorns
  • 6 green bird’s eye chilies
  • 3 long green chilies
  • 2 lemongrass stems
  • 2 tbsp fresh galangal, chopped
  • 10 Asian shallots
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • 3 coriander roots
  • 1 tsp fresh turmeric
  • 6 kaffir lime leaves
  • 1 tsp Shrimp paste
  • 25g Stevia
  • 1 lime, zest and juice of
  • 50ml Coconut oil (as needed)

Alternatives:

  • Shrimp paste, salt or other salty product

Method:

  1. Wrap shrimp paste in alfoil.
  2. In a pan oven low heat, roast shrimp paste in the alfoil and seeds until fragrant.
  3. Break up the seeds in a mortar and pestle
  4. Place all dry ingredients into a high-powered food processor and blitz
  5. add in lime juice and coconut oil until desired consistency is achieved. Adjust seasoning if necessary.
  6. Reserve 150g for next step and freeze the rest in a sealed jar.

This recipe makes approximately 300 grams. Try this with our Thai Green Curry recipe!

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