Green chilli paste

Preparation info

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  • Makes

    100 g

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Lands of the Curry Leaf

Lands of the Curry Leaf

By Peter Kuruvita

Published 2018

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Keep this condiment handy, as it pops up in so many recipes. It will keep in an airtight container in the fridge for 8โ€“10 days, or indefinitely in the freezer.

Preparation 15 minutes


  • 100 g (3ยฝ oz) Indian green chillies
  • ยฝ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons mustard oil
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice


Wash the chillies well and remove the stalks. Grind the chillies to a paste, using a mortar and pestle, then mix in the salt, mustard oil and lemon juice.

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