Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Indonesian Curry Prawns -印尼咖喱虾

It is really yummy.  It is so yummy that 3 of us savour up the last drip.

Recipe:  Adapted from 好好吃!大牌档菜 by Chef Alan Kok

600g medium-sized prawns
2 cups oil for deep-frying

Spice (ground):
3 shallots
1 pip garlic
6 red chillies
2 stalks lemongrass (serai)

5 tbsp thick coconut milk (santan)
200g water

1/2 tsp salt (I put 1 tsp)
1/2 tbsp sugar
1 tsp fish sauce ( I put 2 tsp)
2 tbsp dried shrimps >chopped, deep-fried until crispy
2  kaffir lime leaf - shredded

1) Deep-fry prawns in hot oil for 1/2 minute. Dish and drain.
2) Leave some oil in wok, fry the grounded spice until fragrant. Add  coconut milk, water and continue to cook until the gravy has thickened.  Add prawns, seasoning and cook for few minutes. Dish up onto the plate.  Sprinkle crispy dried shrimps and shredded kaffir lime leaves.
3) Serve with  rice. Enjoy!


  1. Hi Veronica, wow.. my favorite, yum yum..
    Yours look so tempting, I'm hungry now.... hahaha

    Have a nice day.