Thai Red Curry Paste

10 red chilies (fresh or pickled)
˝ onion
4 cloves garlic
2 “thumbs” fresh ginger
6 coriander roots
˝ can tomato paste
1 tablespoon ground coriander
2 teaspoon ground cumin
2 teaspoons shrimp paste (optional)
˝ teaspoon ground white pepper
˝ teasppon salt

Grind in blender or food processor. Add enough water to cover mixture if grinding in blender. Freeze and use when required.