• 1 c Oil
• 1/2 c Peanuts
• 2 sm Green chile peppers, seeded
• 1 tb Ginger, chopped
• 4 ea Garlic cloves
• 1 1/2 c Basil leaves
• 1/4 c Mint leaves
• 1/4 c Cilantro leaves
• 3 tb Lemon juice
• 1 1/2 ts Salt
• 1 ts Sugar

Heat oil in a small skillet until nearly smoking, then remove from the heat and add the peanuts. Allow to sit until lightly browned. Remove the nuts with a slotted spoon and drain, reserving the oil. Put the peanuts in a food processor or blender and blend to a rough paste. Add the chilies, ginger and garlic and continue to blend, Add the herbs and a little of the reserved oil, and continue to blend. Add the salt, sugar and lemon juice, and blend until the herbs are very finely minced. Transfer the mixture to a serving bowl and stir in the remaining oil. Serve along side warm or cold noodles, and allow each eater to spoon sauce to taste over a helping of noodles.

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