Health Foundry Blog

Here we show you how to make a green curry base. Perfect for any future curry endeavours or to use as a rub on your favourite proteins. Quick and easy to make and packs a punch full of flavour, a great base for whatever your imagination can create.

Makes: ¾-1 cup
Time: 1 min



  • 12 chillies, seeds removed
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 2 lemongrass stalks, tough outer layers removed
  • 1 ½-inch piece peeled ginger, thinly sliced
  • 1 large shallot, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 kaffir lime leaf, very finely chopped (optional)
  • ½ scoop Turmeric Active



  • Finely grate bottom third of lemongrass into a blender or food processor; discard remaining lemongrass (or save for making stock).
  • Add chilli’s, shallot, garlic, ginger, Turmeric Active, kaffir lime leaf (if using), coriander, cumin, salt, and sugar.
  • Blend or process until smooth.