Steamed Vegetables & Spicy Dip ( Nam Prick Gapi Puk Lork )

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A very traditional Isan Thai dish, a selection of steamed Thai vegetables with a spicy fish dipping sauce. It's very typical food, but something of an aquired taste.

Ingredients
1 Tablespoon Shrimp Paste
2 Teaspoons Sugar
1 Teaspoon Salt
4 Tablespoons Warm Water
1 Teaspoon Lemon Juice
3 Tablespoons Fish Sauce
5 Bird Chillies
5 Small Green Aubergines
10 gms Dried Shrimp
3 Garlic Cloves

Preparation
1. This is about as easy as recipes get. You place all the ingredients in a Thai mortar and pound them until they are all ground together. This sauce can be kept for months.
2. Steam the vegetables until cooked.
3. Serve.

Serve With
Aubergine
Cucumber
Baby Corn ( Steamed )
Dok Kar ( Steamed )
Thai Fragrant Rice

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