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Thai Green Curry Paste Recipe | Prik Gaeng Keow Wan

This Thai green curry paste recipe is authentic and very easy to follow. Made with fresh ingredients using the right method, it’s pungent, flavorful and totally preservative-free. Make this on the weekend and enjoy a quick bowl of green curry any weeknight!
Prep Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Pastes
Cuisine: Thai
Servings: 1 cup
Author: Nart

Equipment

  • Mortar and pestle

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Prepare the herbs and spices. Please see the pictures and information in the post for more details.
  • Pound the shallots in a mortar with a pestle.
  • Add the garlic and continue to pound until quite fine.
  • Add the coriander seeds, white peppercorns, galangal and lemongrass and pound until there are no whole seeds or big chunks of anything.
  • Add the green spur chilies, green Thai chilies, Thai shrimp paste and curry powder and pound until everything blends together and the paste is fine enough or has reached your preferred consistency.

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