Have a crowd to feed? Keep a batch of Thai green curry paste in the freezer and use in this colourful curry with coconut milk and Asian aromatics
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Make John Torode's homemade Thai curry paste
Tip 50g green chillies (half deseeded and half with seeds), 11 chopped shallots, 11 chopped garlic cloves, 1 peeled and finely sliced lemongrass stalk, 50g peeled and finely chopped ginger, small pack of roughly chopped coriander, zest and juice 1 lime, 1 and a half tsp white peppercorns, ground, 1 tbsp shrimp paste into a blender. Add 1 tsp salt and whizz into a paste. Store leftover paste in the fridge for up to a week, or freeze for up to 3 months.