Ingredients for green curry paste

Green curry paste – a vegetarian version

Ingredients for green curry paste

Green curry paste - a vegetarian version

Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Thai


  • ½ Tbsp Coriander seeds
  • ½ Tbsp Cumin seeds
  • 6 white peppercorns
  • ¼ Tbsp fresh and grated Turmeric or powder
  • 2 lemongrass stems white part only
  • 1 tsp fresh grated galangal or ginger
  • 2-3 green chillies fresh, roughly cut (the quantity varies according to how spicy it is)
  • 4 Kaffir lime leaves without leaf veins coarsely cut
  • ½ Kaffir lime peel only (or lime)
  • 2 shallots coarsely chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp soy sauce


  • Dry roast the coriander seeds, cumin seeds and peppercorns in a pan and then grind them in a mortar to a fine powder.
  • Mix the rest of the ingredients to a paste in a large mortar or mixer.


This paste can be stored in the refrigerator for about 1 week.
Keyword green curry, green curry paste

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