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.

Heat the oil and add the turmeric and chili powder. Add the ginger, garlic and onions and sweat. Add the tomatoes, saute a couple minutes. 1 T of tomato puree can be substituted for the fresh tomatoes.

Add the prawns and saute briefly. Add salt or fish sauce to taste.

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. angela

    hi, your curry sound very nice except it needed some fresh coriander for extra flavour

    1. hellaD

      Thanks so much for that tip Angela! Too true….gotta love fresh coriander, yum.

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