Nam Prik Pow
Contributed by: Chris WebAdmin. of RecipesNow.com
From: Thai Vegetarian Cooking by Vatcharin Bhumichitr.
- 4 tablespoon oil
- 3 tablespoon finely chopped garlic
- 3 tablespoon finely chopped shallots
- 3 large dry red chilis; deseeded - coarsely chopped
- 2 tablespoon sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
Heat the oil, fry the garlic until golden brown, removve with a slotted spoon and set aside.
In the same oil fry the shallots until crispy, remove and set aside. Fry the chilis until they darken, remove and place in a mortar with the shallot and garlic. Pound together.
Reheat the oil, add the paste and warm through. Add the sugar and salt and mix well to give a thick black/red sauce.