Spice Paste

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Spice Paste

by Eric Low

This spicy blend is made up of mainly belachan, lemon grass, galangal and shallots. Most suitable as a base for making assam laksa. This paste can be stored up to 6 month in the freezer.

Cuisine : Asian Course : Condiment Skill Level : Novice
Prep : 15 mins Cook : 0 mins Ready in : 15 mins Serves : 10


  • 200g Shallots
  • 90g Lemon Grass
  • 80g Galangal
  • 30g Garlic
  • 40g Ginger
  • 10g Belachan Powder or Maggi Balachan Granules
  • 50g Buah Keras


  1. Blend all ingredients for spice paste together.
  2. Keep frozen and defrost one day ahead in fridge when ready to use.
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