5 long dry Thai chillies deseeded and soak in water
5 Thai red shallots, sliced
10 Thai garlics ( or 5 normal garlics) chopped
1 tbsp Galanga chopped
1 tsp lemon grass chopped
1/2 rind of kaffir ( This is difficult to find. Look out for dry or ground )
1 tsp fresh roots of coriander. ( ground if you can't find fresh)
1/2 ground white pepper
1 tsp salt
1 tsp shrimp paste
Drain the soak chillies and roughly chop.
Put everything in a blender except the shrimp paste.
Once everything blend together add the shrimp paste.Blitz or pound it until well blend.
If you use pestle and mortar, pound ingredients together in the following order, making sure each ingredient blends well before you add the next.
drain soaked chillies and salt
rind of kaffir
roots of coriander