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Nam Prik Kaeng Matsaman (Massaman Curry Paste

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Category: Thai

 Ingredients List

  • 3 Dried chilies
  • 3 tb Chopped shallots
  • 2 tb Chopped garlic
  • 1 ts Chopped galangal
  • 1 1/4 tb Chopped lemon grass
  • 2 Cloves
  • 1 tb Coriander seeds
  • 1 ts Cumin seeds
  • 5 Peppercorns
  • 1 ts Shrimp paste
  • 1 ts Salt


Soak dried chilies in hot water for 15 minutes and deseed. In a wok over
low heat put the shallots, garlic, galangal, lemon grass, cloves, coriander
seeds, cumin seeds and dry fry for about 5 minutes, then grind into a
powder (with mortar and pestle). Into a blender, put the rest of the
ingredients except the shrimp paste and blend to mix well. Add the
shallot-garlic-galangal-lemon grass-clove-coriander seed-cumin seed mixture
and the shrimp paste and blend again to obtain 1/2 cup of a fine-textured
paste. This can be stored in a glass jar in the refrigerator for about 3-4
months. This recipe from: The Elegant Taste of Thailand, by Sisamon Kongpan
& Pinyo Srisawat.

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