Chile Coriander Pesto

1 large bunch fresh coriander — including the roots
2 cloves garlic
2 small chiles — deseeded and pith removed
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind — (no pith)
1/4 cup peanuts — roasted
1/2 cup salad oil

Wash the coriander and place in a heatproof bowl and pour boiling water to cover. Drain at once.

Place in a blender with garlic, chiles, salt, lemon rind, roasted peanuts and salad oil. Purée together until mixture forms a smooth paste.

Makes 1 cup

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