Assam curry prawns

Main Dish
3 servings
20 min
25 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 3
500 g jumbo prawns

fresh curry paste

3 stalk of lemongrass

1 ginger bud

5 Kaffir lime leaves

1 Japanese cucumber

1 onion

cooking oil

50 ml water

light soy sauce to taste

brown sugar to taste

a ping pong - sized of tamarind pulp with 200 ml of water


  • Heat up the wok with enough oil. Stir fry the onion, Kaffir lime leave, lemongrass, ginger bud and curry paste for few minutes until fragrant.
  • Sieve in the tamarind juice and 50ml of water. Bring to a boil. Add prawns, stir and cover the lid for a while.
  • Add tomato and cucumber. Stir well. Add seasonings to taste. Cook until the prawns curled up. Serve hot with rice.


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