1. Place peppercorns into mixing bowl. Blitz 10 sec/speed 9.
2. Add chilli, lemongrass, garlic and turmeric. Blend 5 sec/speed 9. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula. Blend 5 sec/speed 6. Transfer to a small bowl and set aside. You’ll only use 1 tablespoon in this recipe, so freeze the rest in small batches. No need to clean mixing bowl (yay!).
3. Return 1 tablespoon curry paste to mixing bowl. Add coconut milk, salt and shrimp paste.
4. Place chicken in Varoma dish. Add chick peas and bamboo shoots to Varoma tray. Place Varoma into position and cook 20 min/Varoma/speed 1.
To serve, arrange some chicken in base of bowl. Top with chick peas and bamboo shoots, then place remainder of chicken on top. Pour over some curry sauce. Season with fish sauce and sugar, then top with Kaffir lime and basil.