Thai Green Curry Paste from Closet Cooking

A Thai curry paste made with fresh green chilies that is just packed with flavour. This curry paste is easy to make at home and it can be used in many dishes.

Servings: makes 6 tablespoons

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

  • 6 green Thai chilies (or chiles de arbol)
  • 4 tablespoons shallots, finely diced
  • 3 tablespoons garlic, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons galangal (or ginger), grated
  • 2 tablespoons lemongrass, the lower 2 inches, peeled
  • 2 teaspoons kaffir lime or lime zest
  • 1/4 cup cilantro roots, coarsely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon white peppercorns, toasted and ground
  • 2 teaspoons coriander seeds, toasted and ground
  • 2 teaspoons cumin seeds, toasted and ground
  • 1 tablespoon shrimp paste
  1. Puree everything in a food processor.