Using Herbs and Spices

Asian Home Recipe

Prawn Paste Saute Recipe

Ingredients :

1/2 cup


6 cloves

1/4 teaspoon

1 tablespoon


1 cup


1 tablespoon

1/2 teaspoon

Vegetable oil

Onion, chopped

Garlic, chopped


Dried prawn paste

Tomatoes, quartered

Dried prawn powder

Green chilies, sliced

Tamarind liquid

Salt or to taste

Method :
  • Heat oil until very hot.

  • Reduce heat to medium and fry onion, garlic and turmeric until dark golden and nearly sticking to the pan.

  • Add dried prawn paste, tomatoes, prawn powder, green chilies and tamarind liquid.

  • Stir and cook until all the liquid has evaporated and oil separates from the mass.

  • Add salt to taste.


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