Recipe: Prawn Curry - Cà ri tôm

By Helen Le Published: July 20, 2015

  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Ready In: 50 mins

  • Yield: 4-6 Servings

  • Season the prawn with some salt, pepper, chicken stock. Mix well and set aside.
  • Bring a large saucepan on medium heat. Add 2 tbsp vegetable oil. Then add the bruised lemongrass and stir fry for about 30 secs to bring out the aroma. Also add in the rest of the minced lemongrass, shallots and garlic.
  • When it turns quite golden brown, keep the heat at very low, add in 1 tbsp curry powder and 1 tsp tumeric powder. Add 1 tbsp tomato sauce and 1 cup of coconut cream. Also add 3 cups water and bring to the boil over high heat.
  • When it boils, add the sweet potatoes first. When it boils again, add the pumpkin and cook for about 5 mins until they are quite soft. Add 1 tsp salt and 2 tsp sugar.
  • When the sweet potato and pumpkin are soft enough, add in the rest of the ingredients: the okra, the onion and the prawn. When the okra is soft and the prawns turn orange, it's time to turn off the heat.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Garnish with some coriander on top.