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Masamam Curry

Courses: Sauces
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

2   Fresh lemon grass stalks
12   Dried red chili peppers - seeded (small)
1   Fresh galangal - (1" long) - chopped
  (or 4 slices dried galangal)
2   Red onions - chopped
12   Garlic cloves
2 tablespoons 30mlCoriander seeds
1 tablespoon 15mlCardamom seeds
2 teaspoons 10mlCumin seeds
1/2   Cinnamon stick
1 teaspoon 5mlCloves
1 teaspoon 5mlGround mace
1 teaspoon 5mlFreshly-grated nutmeg
1 teaspoon 5mlWhole black peppercorns
1 teaspoon 5mlShrimp paste
4   Bay leaves

Recipe Instructions

Remove and discard the outer leaves and upper half of the lemon grass stalks, and chop the bottom half into 1-inch pieces. Soak all the dried ingredients for 30 minutes, or until softened. Place all the ingredients in a food processor, and blend to a smooth paste. Add a little water if necessary to thin.

This recipe yields about 1 cup.

EMERIL LIVE with Emeril Lagasse - Recipe adapted from Adriana's Spice Caravan, published by Storey Communications, Inc. 1997 - From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # EM-1C22)


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