Balinese Curry Paste

A quick and easy way to make a curry paste, especially when you can follow along with Chef Adam as he makes his own from scratch.

  • Dish Type: Curry
  • Serves: 2
  • Preparation time: 15 mins
  • Cooking time: 5 mins
  • Difficulty: Very Easy
  • Cuisine type: Balinese


  • 80g Ginger
  • 60g Shallot
  • 30g Cashew Nuts
  • 20g Garlic
  • 15g Sugar
  • 8g Sesame Seeds
  • 3g Lemongrass Stalks
  • 1 Lime juice
  • 45ml Sunflower Oil
  • 1tsp Ground Black pepper
  • 1tsp Salt
  • 1tsp Tumeric
  • 1/2tsp Ground Nutmeg


Not much cooking involved with this one, just gather your ingredients, pop into a blender and blend until you reach a fine paste and hey presto! you have a Balinese style curry paste!

Nutrition per serving

  • Per 100g 255cal / 1077kj
  • Fat 20.3g
  • Saturates 3.1g
  • Carbs 12.9g
  • Sugars 6.8g
  • Protein 4.1g
  • Salt 1.57g