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Thai Red Curry Paste



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Thai Red Curry Paste

  • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds
  • 2 teaspoons cummin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic, Peeled
  • 2 brown onions, Peeled and Halved
  • 5-10 Fresh Red Chillies (the amount depends on your taste, I used 7 and I like that flavour), Deseeded (keep the seeds in if you want it hot)
  • 1 piece galangal root, Fresh, or Frozen (about 1 tablespoon)
  • 4 stalks Lemon grass, Roughly chopped (white part only)
  • 1/2 bunch Coriander Roots and Stems (no leaves), Fresh or Frozen
  • 1 tablespoon Kaffir Lime Zest, Normal limes are an ok substitute
  • 6 Kaffir lime leaves, Leaf Stems Removed
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 40 grams peanut oil, or Alternative if nut allergic
  • 10 grams Dried shrimp paste, 20g of Soya or Fish Sauce would be ok to substitute
  • 6
    Preparation 2min
  • 7
  • 8
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Recipe's preparation

  1. Place black peppercorns, coriander and cumin seeds into the mixing bowl and dry fry 5 minutes/Varoma/speed 1, then mill for 60 seconds/speed 10 and set aside.


  2. Place shrimp paste into the mixing bowl with peanut oil and sauté 3 minutes/100/speed 1.


  3. Add into the mixing bowl, chilies, onion, garlic, lemons grass, galangal, coriander roots and stems, lime rind and lime leaves Blend to a paste, 30 seconds/speed 8, scrape down the bowl and repeat.


  4. Add paprika, turmeric and reserved milled seeds. Blend 30 seconds/speed 4, scrape down the bowl and repeat.


  5. Place the contents of the mixing bowl into a sterilized jar and refrigerate. It should last up to 6 months.


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Freeze this paste into 100g lots (about what you need for a curry) and you will always have this fanatsic paste on hand!

This recipe is based off Charmaine Solomon's Red Curry Paste

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