Thai Green Curry Paste is a tangy, spicy sweet paste native to the region, that is added to a variety of curry's and gravy dishes.

Thai Green Curry Paste

Course: Cooking Basics
Cuisine: Thai
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 40 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Thai Green Curry Paste is a tangy, spicy sweet paste native to the region, that is added to a variety of curry's and gravy dishes. 

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Ingredients

  • 2 tsp Coriander seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Black peppercorns
  • 6-8 Shallots Use 1/2 chopped onion if shallots are not available
  • 3-4 cloves Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Coriander roots Chopped (You can use coriander stem if roots are not available)
  • 1 tbsp Coriander leaves
  • 3-4 Red chillies
  • 1 inch piece Galangal or Ginger
  • 1 Lemon grass stalk Remove the leaves from outside the stalk and cut into slices
  • 1 Kaffir lime leaves Chopped
  • 1 tsp Shrimp paste Optional
  • 8-10 Thai basil leaves
  • 1 tsp Fish sauce
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Oil

Instructions

  1. Dry roast coriander seeds, cumin seeds and black peppercorns until slightly fragrant and browned.

  2. Add all the ingredients in a mortar and pestle and pound to make a smooth paste.

  3. You can also add all the ingredients in a food processor and grind to make a coarse paste.

Nutrition Facts
Thai Green Curry Paste
Amount Per Serving
Calories 40 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Cholesterol 7mg2%
Sodium 431mg19%
Potassium 82mg2%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 15IU0%
Vitamin C 5.1mg6%
Calcium 17mg2%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.