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Green Curry Paste (Nam Prik Kaeng Khiew Wah)

Cuisine: Thai
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 teaspoon 5mlCumin seeds
1 teaspoon 5mlCoriander seeds
6   Fresh green chilies - chopped
1 tablespoon 15mlChopped lemon grass
1 teaspoon 5mlChopped coriander root
1 tablespoon 15mlChopped shallots
1 tablespoon 15mlChopped garlic
1 teaspoon 5mlChopped galangal
7   Peppercorns
1 teaspoon 5mlSalt
1 teaspoon 5mlShrimp paste

Recipe Instructions

Place the cumin and coriander seeds in a pan, without adding any oil. Dry-fry them, stirring, for 1 to 2 minutes until they are aromatic and slightly browned. Pound them with the remaining ingredients to produce a fine paste.

From "Discover Thai Cooking" by Chaslin, Canungmai and Tettoni, Times Editions, Singapore. 1987 Posted by Stephen Ceideburg April 18 1990.

July 1993 issue of Bon Appetit


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