Spicy Fried Prawns Recipe
600 gms medium sized prawns — shelled
4 cloves garlic
2 stalks lemon grass — crushed
1.5 cm piece ginger
1.5 cm piece turmeric
1 bombay onion — sliced thickly
3 tbsps ground chillies
Some prawn paste (optional)
Some tamarind juice
Pound or blend together shallots, garlic, ginger,fresh turmeric and prawn paste until fine.
Add the pounded chillies.
Heat some oil in a frying pan and fry the pounded ingredients until fragrant.
Add the lemon grass and sliced bombay onions.
Meanwhile, add salt and seasoning into the grated coconut.
Put in the tamarind juice, sugar and salt.
Lastly put in the prawns and cook for 10 minutes or until the prawns are cooked.
Serve hot with rice.