Laksa Paste

Posted 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
½ teaspoon ground cumin
½ teaspoon ground turmeric
½ 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 reconstituted dried shrimp)
1 tablespoon peanut oil


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