Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Thai Lao Curry Paste

The Thai Lao Curry paste is often cooked with fresh coconut milk to make a curry dish like:
chicken curry
chicken & shrimp curry skewers
fish curry noodle soup

When purchasing any Thai and Lao curry pastes, make sure the ingredients, that are listed below, are included.

Dipping Sauce Recipe: Thai Lao Curry Paste
1 kaffir lime leaf chopped
1 tablespoon chopped galangal
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
1 tablespoon chopped lemongrass
1 tablespoon chopped red onions
1 tablespoon salt
1 teaspoon shrimp paste
1-2 teaspoons chili powder

Place all ingredients in a Thai / Lao Mortar. Using a pestle, pound the ingredients in the mortar until a paste is formed. Store curry paste in the refrigerator or freezer.