Chilis in Oil (Nam Prik Pow)

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Title: Chilis in Oil (Nam Prik Pow)
Yield: 1 Servings
Categories: Condiments, Thai, Sauces


4 tb Oil
3 tb Finely chopped garlic
3 tb Finely chopped shallots
3 lg Dry red chilis; deseeded
-- coarsely chopped
2 tb Sugar
1 ts 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.

Source: Thai Vegetarian Cooking by Vatcharin Bhumichitr Typed for you by
Karen Mintzias