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       Title: NAM PHRIK KAENG DAENG (RED CURRY PASTE)
  Categories: Thai, Curry
       Yield: 1 servings
  
      13 ea Small dried chilies
       4 T  Chopped garlic
       2 T  Chopped lemon grass
       1 T  Chopped coriander root
       1 t  Shrimp paste
       1 t  Cumin seed
  
     Soak dried chilies in hot water for 15 minutes and deseed.  In a
   wok over low heat, put the coriander seeds and cumin seeds and dry
   fry for about 5 minutes, then grind into a powder.
     Into a blender, put the rest of the ingredients except the shrimp
   paste and blend to mix well.  Then add the coriander seed-cumin
   seed mixture and the shrimp paste and blend again to obtain about
   3/4 cup of a fine-textured paste.
     This can be stored in a glass jar in the refrigerator for about
   3-4 months.
     Recipe from:  The Elegant Taste of Thailand, by Sisamon Kongpan &
   Pinyo Srisawat.
  
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