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Nam Phrik Kaeng Khua (Kaeng Khua Curry Paste)

Cuisine: Thai
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

5   Dried chilies
3 tablespoons 45mlChopped shallots
2 tablespoons 30mlChopped garlic
1 teaspoon 5mlChopped galangal
1 tablespoon 15mlChopped lemon grass
1 teaspoon 5mlChopped kaffir lime rind
1 teaspoon 5mlChopped coriander root
2 teaspoons 10mlSalt
1 teaspoon 5mlShrimp paste

Recipe Instructions

Soak dried chilies in hot water for 15 minutes and deseed. Into a blender, put all ingredients except the shrimp paste and blend until well mixed. Then add the shrimp paste and blend once more to obtain about 3/4 cup of a fine-textured paste. This can be stored in a glass jar in the refrigerator for about 3-4 months.

Recipe from: The Elegant Taste of Thailand, by Sisamon Kongpan and Pinyo Srisawat.

Chile Pepper Magazine 4/98


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