Thai green curry paste

Use this Thai green curry paste to make an authentic Thai green curry. You can adapt it by adding more lemongrass, chilli or kaffir lime leaves

  • Prep:10 mins
    No cook
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 25
  • fat 2g
  • saturates 0.1g
  • carbs 1g
  • sugars 0.3g
  • fibre 0.2g
  • protein 0.4g
  • salt 0.07g


  • 1 lemongrass stalk, tough outer leaves discarded, finely chopped
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 4-6 green chillies, deseeded if you prefer less heat, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • thumb-sized piece of galangal, peeled and chopped
  • 3 small shallots, peeled and chopped
  • 3 kaffir lime leaves, finely shredded
  • ½ small bunch of coriander, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp shrimp paste
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil


  1. Tip all the ingredients into a small food processor and blend until smooth. Add another tablespoon of oil, if needed, to combine. Freeze any leftover paste for another time, or make a double or triple batch to freeze in portions.

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