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Appears in
The Gate Easy Vegetarian Cookbook

By Adrian Daniel and Michael Daniel

Published 2007

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Although laksa traditionally comes from Indonesia, this recipe is strongly influenced by Thai ingredients, with its refreshing citrous herbs and aromas. Don’t be put off by the long list of ingredients; this dish is quick to prepare and, once made, the paste will keep well in the fridge or freezer.


  • lemon grass stalks 3, outer layers removed, thinly sliced
  • fresh galangal small 1 cm (


  1. Put the lemon grass, galangal, ginger, garlic, chilli, turmeric, ground coriander, and sugar in a blender. Blend to make a thick paste, adding a little water if required.
  2. Put the paste, coconut milk, and 400 ml (14 <