Coriander Curry Paste (Concentrate)

Coeliac EndorsedGluten FreeNut FreeVegetarian

This terrific paste made with fresh, whole and roasted ground coriander and is used for making paneer, vegetarian, meat or seafood dishes. Also excellent for Saag based dishes. It’s also a fantastic paste for cooking legumes and dahl tarka. It is mild but takes well to adding heat for those that prefer a hot curry.

BRONZE MEDAL WINNER 2017 Australian Food Awards (AFA)

Class: Savoury Pastes, Sauces, Dressings, and Jellies

How much does it make?

180g concentrate makes 2kg protein for 12 meals

cost per serve?

$1.25 per serve (paste only) or under $5 per meal*

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The Process

As soon as we arrive in the kitchen, we’re greeted by the delivery of fresh ingredients from the markets including fresh Australian brown onions, tomatoes, coriander, ginger, garlic and chillies to name a few.

We begin by blending, crushing and mincing the essential fresh ingredients and roasting loads of dried coriander, fennel and cumin until the whole kitchen is fragrant.

The toasted spices are cooled and ground in Latasha’s trusty spice mill and then placed in large buckets.

As she does this, one of the team starts to weigh the specific pure ground spice powders required for the formulation and the yoghurt powder is prepared with lemon juice. Latasha then grinds the special mix of whole spices and makes the specific garam masala for this curry paste.

Once all the ingredients are prepared, we put a large pan on the stove and add canola oil, butter and generous buckets of crushed onions. Crushed ginger, garlic and green chillies are added afterwards and a delightful aroma fills the room immediately.

Bucket loads of fresh pureed tomatoes, coriander and yoghurt are mixed together and then added to the pan along with Latasha’s garam masala.

We cook the mixture slowly and on a low heat until the paste thickens and turns magical.

Heat: mild but slightly spicy

Making it milder: This can be made even milder by adding more fresh crushed onions, shallots or spring onions at the start of the dish. Tomatoes, herbs, frozen spinach or other vegetables like potatoes along with coconut cream, coconut milk and coconut powder work well.

Making it hotter: It can be made much hotter by adding fresh ground green chillies or a few whole dry chillies.

Allergy Note

  • Contains milk and dairy (butter) products.
  • May contain traces of peanuts.


Onions, tomatoes, canola oil, spices, chilli, ginger, garlic, salt, skim milk powder, coriander (0.03%), lemon juice, tamarind, unsalted butter. Contains milk product. May contain traces of peanuts.



Servings per package: 6

Serving size: 30g

Per Serve

Energy 185kJ

Protein 1.1g


– Total 3.3g

– Saturated 0.3g

Carbohydrate 1.8g

– Sugars 1.5g

Sodium 207mg

Per 100g

Energy 185kJ 615kJ

Protein 1.1g 3.6g


– Total 10.9g

– Saturated 1.1g

Carbohydrate  6.0g

– Sugars 4.9g

Sodium 691mg