Burmese Prawn Curry

Serves 4

  • 1inch ginger, pounded
  • 6 cloves garlic, pounded
  • 1 medium onion, sliced and pounded
  • 3 tomatoes, pureed
  • 1T oil or more if necessary
  • ½ t turmeric
  • 1t chili powder (or more to taste)
  • 12-16 large prawns
  • salt or fish sauce to taste

Prepare the curry gravy by pounding the ginger, garlic and onions in a mortar and pestle. This can also be done in a food processor.



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