Laksa Paste

Published on 23 Jun 2014

This recipe is for the paste used in the making of laksa soup.

Yield 1-2 cups
Special Equipment Food Processor


Amount Ingredient Notes  
6 dried long red chiles (or a couple tablespoons dried chile flakes)  
1 teaspoon ground coriander  
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin  
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric  
1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika  
1 3-cm piece galangal (or ginger), peeled & chopped  
1 onion, chopped  
2 cloves garlic chopped
2 stalks lemongrass, white part only, chopped  
a handful cashew nuts  
2 teaspoons shrimp paste (or rescoin dried shrimp)  
1 tablespoon peanut oil  


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