Green Curry Paste With Shrimps Recipe

Green Curry Paste With Shrimps Recipe

Ingredients:

2 cups shrimps (shelled)

1 cup thick coconut milk

4 cups second milk

25 chilies (green chili paddy)

1 stalk lemon grass (sliced)

1 tbsp lime rind (chopped)

1 tbsp coriander root (chopped)

3 pips garlic

5 shallots

8 thin slices galangal

1 tbsp coriander seeds, dry roasted

2 tbsp cumin 2 tsp shrimp paste

1 cup basil leaves

12 lime leaves shredded

12 green chilies finely sliced

1tsp turmeric

4 tbsp fish sauce

3 tbsp peppercorns

2 tsp sugar

Method:

Pound chili paddy, lemon grass, lime rind, galangal, coriander root, garlic, shallots, coriander seeds, cumin and turmeric. Mix in the shrimp paste. Bring 1 cup of thick coconut milk to a boil. Keep boiling until it has an oily surface. Then add the fine paste and keep frying until fragrant and thick. Remember to keep stirring so that the mixture does not burn. Add shrimps and keep turning lightly and gradually add more coconut milk. Bring to boil and add fish sauce. Add sugar to taste. Add the basil leaves, shredded lime leaves, green chilies and peppercorns. Remove and serve hot.

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