Aubergine Salsa ( Nam Prik Num )


A typical Thai sauce used as a side dish to flavour vegetables and rice. This is made with a long green aubergines, which you can see in the ingredients section.

Ingredients for 2-4 People
5 Green Peppers
3 Long Green Aubergines
4 Garlic Cloves
2 Red Onions
2 Coriander Root
2 Tablespoons Fish Sauce
1/2 Teaspoon Salt
1 Tablespoon Chopped Coriander Leaves
1 Tablespoon Chopped Mint Leaves

1. Wrap the green peppers, aubergines, garlic and red onions into tin foil packets. The foil will keep in the juices. Place the foil packets in a frying pan and fry until the vegetables are soft and cooked.
2. Open the packets, take the garlic and red onion into a Thai mortar, add the coriander root and pound the mixture until they are well broken up.
3. Add all the remaining ingredients, and pound again.
4. Serve with vegetables.

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