kaffir lime

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kaffir lime

n. Offensive
See makrut lime. See Usage Note at kaffir.

[Probably from Kaffir (applied to Citrus hystrix for unknown reasons).]
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It is, as advertised, a mixture of typical Thai ingredients: lemon grass, galangal (similar to ginger), chiles and makrut lime leaves.
And if you're lucky enough to come across a bumpy-skinned and highly aromatic makrut lime, whirl its zest and juice into the paste in place of the regular lime.
Makrut Murgh Tikka was coated in kafir lime paste and had a smoky taste.
Thai red curry paste *, such as Mae Ploy brand 6 kaffir lime (also called makrut or wild lime) leaves * or 2 tsp.
minced lemon grass and 2 makrut (Kaffir) lime leaves instead of the grated lime zest in step 4, and use Thai basil instead of regular.
If you happen to spot glossy, deep green fresh makrut lime leaves in a well-stocked produce section or Asian market, buy a handful.
You can order fresh makrut lime leaves from Uwajimaya (800/889-1928 or bobh@uwajimaya.