Thai Green Curry Paste (from Sri Owen)

green chillies

Ingredients

  • 2-4 green chillies, chopped
  • 2 green capsicum, deseeded and chopped
  • 6 shallots, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons roasted coriander seeds
  • 2 teaspoons roasted cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon shrimp paste
  • 4 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves
  • 2 teaspoon chopped coriander roots
  • 1 stem lemon grass
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh gallingal, or gallingal powder
  • 4 tablespoons tamarind water
  • 2 tablespoons groundnut oil, or vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 290ml cold water

 

 

 

 

Method

Process all ingredients except water in a food processor and process until smooth.
Place in a saucepan and simmer for 5-8 minutes, stirring at times. Add the
cold water and bring it to the boil and then simmer for 30-45 minutes.

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