Source: Thai green curry paste

Thai Green Curry Paste

Course Dinner
Cuisine Thai
Keyword Curry, Paste, Thai
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 portions


  • 6 green chillies de-seeded and roughly chopped
  • 2 shallots roughly chopped
  • 5 cm ginger peeled and grated
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 handful fresh coriander leaves and stalks
  • 2 stalks lemongrass chopped
  • 1 lime zest and juice
  • 8 kaffir lime leaves roughly chopped
  • 2.5 cm galangal peeled and chopped (or ginger if unavailable)
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds crushed
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds crushed
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns crushed
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil


  • Place all of the ingredients in a food processor and blitz to a paste. Use straight away or store in a jar in the fridge for up to 3 weeks. This quantity is enough for a curry for 8 people.
Categories: Dinner


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