Panang Curry Paste - Thai Food Special
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Fresh and fragrant Panang Curry Paste. Base can be also be used for Red Curry and Khao Soi.
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Thai
  • 7-12 Large Red chilli chopped
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 10 g ginseng
  • 1 stalk of lemongrass
  • 2 kafir lime leaves
  • 10 g galangal
  • 10 g turmeric
  • 10 g garlic (or 2 cloves)
  • 10 g shallots
For Panang Curry:
  • Add 1 tbsp of peanuts
For Khao Soi:
  • Add 1 tsp of curry powder
  1. Add the coriander seed to the mortar and pound until it becomes powdery.
  2. Then add the chillies and pound well.
  3. Lastly, add the remaining ingredients (leaving the peanuts for last), and pound until it becomes a paste.
Recipe by Eat Yourself Green at