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Green Curry Paste Homemade

Embark on a culinary adventure with my vibrant Green Curry Paste Homemade recipe. Immerse yourself in the tantalising blend of fresh herbs and spices, promising a symphony of flavours that will transport your taste buds to the heart of Thai cuisine. Get ready to elevate your kitchen experience with this aromatic masterpiece.

Total Time
25 min
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Ingredients for 1 Jar Servings

  • 3 stalks lemongrass, white part only, sliced
    5 green chilies, sliced (adjust for desired spice level)
    1 shallot, peeled and chopped
    4 cloves garlic, peeled
    1 thumb-sized piece of galangal, peeled and sliced
    1 thumb-sized piece of ginger, peeled and sliced
    Zest of 1 lime
    2 tablespoons coriander roots, chopped
    1 teaspoon ground coriander
    1 teaspoon ground cumin
    1/2 teaspoon white pepper
    1 teaspoon shrimp paste (optional, for non-vegetarian version)
    1 bunch fresh coriander, stems and leaves
    1 bunch fresh basil, leaves
    2 kaffir lime leaves, finely chopped
    1 teaspoon salt

Total Time

  • Preparation Time
    25 min

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    1. Prepare the Ingredients:
      Clean and prepare all the fresh ingredients as mentioned in the list.
    2. Blending:
      In a food processor or blender, combine lemongrass, green chilies, shallot, garlic, galangal, ginger, lime zest, coriander roots, ground coriander, ground cumin, white pepper, shrimp paste (if using), and salt. Blend into a coarse paste.
    3. Herbs Addition:
      Add fresh coriander, basil leaves, and kaffir lime leaves to the paste. Continue blending until you achieve a smooth and vibrant green curry paste.
    4. Adjust Consistency:
      If the paste is too thick, you can add a small amount of water, tablespoon by tablespoon, until you reach your desired consistency.
    5. Store:
      Transfer the green curry paste to a clean, airtight jar. It can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a week, or freeze it in smaller portions for longer storage.
    Pro Tips
    • Fresh is Best: Opt for fresh, high-quality ingredients to maximise the flavour profile of your Green Curry.
    • Balance the Heat: Adjust the number of green chilies based on your spice preference for a perfect balance of heat.
    • Homemade Paste: For an extra touch of authenticity, consider making your own Green Curry paste using our recipe.



  • Serve the Green Curry with jasmine rice for a classic Thai experience.
  • Pair it with your choice of protein: chicken, shrimp, tofu, or a medley of vegetables.
  • Experiment with noodles or use it as a base for Thai-inspired soups.

Total Amount:
Generously creates 1 Jar. This Green Curry paste recipe offers a delightful balance of flavours. Perfect for cozy dinners or gatherings, savor the essence of Thai cuisine in the comfort of your home.

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