Balinese curry paste
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I took a private cooking class in Bali on my honeymoon in August, 2016. I learned how to make Genep – Balinese Curry Paste and recipes that use it.  I learned so much from my teacher “I Dhono” (sounds like; I dunno, in English slang). He was so informative and we laughed and exchanged chef secrets. I taught him some things as well, believe it or not! The completed meal is in the photo – almost all of my Balinese recipes use this very useful curry paste.

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tbsp. ginger
  • 1 tbsp. shallot
  • 1 tbsp. garlic
  • 1 tbsp. turmeric
  • ½ tsp. dried coriander
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tbsp. fresh red chili (adjust to your preference)

INSTRUCTIONS

Blend all the ingredients together or for more traditional way, use a mortar and pestle to grind the ingredients together until they form a paste. Use this paste for the corresponding soup, curry and salad recipes.