A delicious aioli with the flavors of Southern Asia, excellent with lamb, poultry and stir-fried vegetables.
Place the apricots in a bowl with just enough boiling water to cover them. Let stand 15 minutes.
Drain the apricots and place in a blender with remaining ingredients except the oil. Purée. If needed, add some apricot soaking water.
Blend while incorporating oil in a continuous stream.
A variation of the Avocado aioli from The Spice Trekkers Cook at Home