*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          Lemon Grass Curry Sauce
 
 Recipe By     : chefmad@macconnect.com
 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Sauces                           Thai
                 Asian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/3  cup           lemon grasss, liced
    4      cloves        garlic
    1      teaspoon      dried galangal
    1      teaspoon      turmeric
    3                    jalapeo chile peppers, seeded
    3                    shallots
    3 1/2  cups          coconut milk
    3                    kaffir lime leaves
    1      pinch         salt or shrimp paste
 
 1.  Puree together the lemon grass, garlic, galangal, turmeric, jalapeos
 and shallots.
 
 2.  Bring the coconut milk to a boil and add the pureed ingredients, lime
 leaves, and salt and boil gently, stirring constantly, for about 5 minutes.
 
 3.  Reduce the heat to low and simmer, stirring often, for about 30
 minutes, or until lime leaves are tender and the sauce is creamy. Remove
 the leaves before serving.
 
 4.  To prepare one portion, pour 1/2 cup of this curry sauce into a
 shallow pot or a wok.
 
 5.  Add 1/2 cup of meat or vegetables, bring to a medium boil and cook to
 desired degree. 
 
 NOTE: Yield: 1 quart.
 
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