Goan Curry Paste - A Recipe from Nick
Make your own Goan curry paste at home.
1 x teaspoon of Cumin seeds
1 x teaspoon of black peppercorns
2 x teaspoons of coriander seeds
1 x teaspoon of cloves
1 x teaspoon of Turmeric powder
100g x fresh red chillies
1 x teaspoon of sea salt
6 x garlic cloves
1 x teaspoon of light Muscovado sugar
1/4 x tablespoon Tamarind Water
1 x 5cm fresh ginger
2 x tablespoons of red wine vinegar
1/4 x tablespoon of vegetable oil
Heat a dry heavy-based frying pan over a low heat. Lightly toast the cumin and coriander seeds with the cloves and then add Turmeric. Pour the toasted ingredients into a food processor and blend to a fine powder.
Roughly chop up the chillies and ginger and crush the garlic. Add these to the dry ingredients. Add all other ingredients and blend into a paste.