3 tbsp coriander stalks
3 tbsp coriander leaves
1/2 tbsp cumin seeds
5-6 red whole chilies
1 1/2 tbsp galangal or ginger
3 tbsp garlic
4 tbsp lemon grass
1/2 tsp pepper corns
2 tbsp salt
1/2 cup shallots
1 tbsp lime zest ( kaffir lime)
Soak the red chillies in warm water till soft.
slice lemon grass to smaller pieces.
keep garlic peeled and so also shallots.
Grind the dry ingredients like pepper and cumin separately. grind all other ingredients to a thick wet paste.Add the dry powdered ingredients to the wet paste and blend well.
Store in freezer till required.