Batch Prepping / Curry Paste

Thai Green Curry Paste

Makes roughly 4 tbsp


1-2 cloves garlic, peeled

8 fresh green chillies, sliced

½cm turmeric root

1 stalk of lemongrass, chopped

2cm sized piece galangal

1-2 stalks of coriander root, chopped

½ tsp chopped kaffir lime leaves

2-3 Thai shallots, peeled and sliced

1 finger of lesser ginger

½ tsp shrimp paste


Peel and chop all necessary paste ingredients before starting to combine. Once prepped, add garlic, green chillies, turmeric root into the mortar and pound well with pestle until smooth. Next add lemongrass, galangal, coriander root, kaffir lime leaves, and pound well once again to fully combine flavours. Lastly add shallot and lesser followed by the shrimp paste and pound and stir until smooth and completely combined.