Basa gede (Balinese spice paste)

Basa gede (Balinese spice paste)

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    • no cook
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  • makes about 150g

A spice paste with nuts, ginger, turmeric and chillies. Whip it up in 15 minutes, keep in the fridge and bring it out to brighten up curries

Nutrition: per tbsp
NutrientUnit
kcal30
fat2g
saturates0g
carbs1g
sugars1g
fibre0g
protein1g
salt0.3g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Grind the peppercorns, nutmeg, nuts and sesame seeds to a fine powder in a spice grinder. Put the mixture in a food processor, add the remaining ingredients with 1 /2 tsp salt and blend to a very smooth paste. Will keep in the fridge for 2 weeks.

Goes well with

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