Green Curry Paste

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By Neil Perry

Published 2008

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  • 5 coriander seeds
  • 5 cumin seeds
  • 5 white peppercorns
  • 6


Lightly roast the coriander seeds, cumin seeds and peppercorns in a dry heavy-based pan, then grind to a powder in a coffee or spice grinder. Pound the chillies, lemongrass, galangal, shallots, garlic, coriander roots, turmeric, lime zest and shrimp paste in a mortar with a pestle.

Pass all the ground and pounded ingredients through a mincer twice. Or use a blender to p