Red curry paste*

Ingredients

  • 4 dried or fresh red chillies
  • 1 medium brown onion chopped
  • 1 teaspoon of whole black peppercorns
  • 1 tablespoon of ground coriander
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander (you can omit)
  • 1 teaspoon slat
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon grass (finely chopped)
  • 1 slice of fresh galangal or ginger
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons paprika

Method

Put all ingredients together into a food processor and mix to a creamy paste. You might need to add a little bit more of oil or water to make it smoother.
Tip: If you donโ€™t want your pasta to be very hot, remove the seeds from the chillies.
You will need this pasta to prepare delicious curry. You can find the recipe on the blog: https://potfulofjoy.blog/2019/03/02/red-curry-of-chicken/.

*This is a modified recipe of Charmine Solomon Red curry paste, the original recipe can be found in her book: The Complete Asia Cookbook. Iโ€™ve adjusted it to more European taste. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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