Using Herbs and Spices


Asian Home Recipe

Dry Prawn Curry Recipe

Ingredients :

500 g

1

3-4 cloves

1 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

1/4 teaspoon

3 tablespoons

1 tablespoon

1 teaspoon

2 tablespoons

Shelled shrimps

Large onion

Garlic

Finely grated fresh ginger

Ground turmeric

Chili powder

Light sesame oil

Chopped fresh coriander leaves

Salt or to taste

Chopped spring onion leaves

Method :
  • De-vein the shrimps, rinse and drain.

  • Grind to a puree the onions, garlic and ginger.

  • When the pureed is smooth, add turmeric, chili powder and salt.

  • Heat the sesame oil in a wide-based saucepan until smoking hot.

  • Carefully put in the ground ingredients (the hot oil will splutters violently).

  • Cover pan and simmer the mixture, lifting the lid frequently to stir and scrape the base of the pan with a wooden spoon.

  • When the ingredients are well cooked and still sizzling, put the shrimps and stir well.

  • Sprinkle with the fresh coriander leaves, cover and cook 3 to 4 minutes or until shrimps are done.

  • Turn off heat, stir in the spring onion and serve hot with white rice.

 

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