Food in Myanmar

Prawn with Spicy Cooking Powder

Prawn with spicy cooking powder is cooked with fresh tomato paste and curry powder. This dish have wonderful smell with spicy taste and only need short time to cook.


Prawn - 400 g
Onion - 2
Garlic - 4 cloves
Salt - 4 cloves
Tumeric - a little
Chicken powder - a little
Curry powder - a little
Chilli powder - a little
Oil - 4 tablespoon
Fish sauce - 1 tablespoon
Green chilli - a few
Coriander - a little
Tomato sauce - 1 tablespoon
The following is the instruction of how to cook step by step in English
    • Rinse prawns and chop their heads and tails off.
    • Pound onions and garlic together and get turmeric powder, curry powder, chilli powder, salt and chicken powder ready.
    • Panfry pounded ingredients until they are tender.
    • Add curry powder, turmeric powder and chilli powder later with one tablespoon of fish sauce and fry.
    • Add prawns and chicken powder afterward. You may also add one tablespoon of tomato sauce for texture.
    • Keep stirring to avoid the curry stick to the pan. When prawns are fairly cooked, add green chilli and stir. Later, add tamarind paste and keep heating it until it is well cooked and sizzling.
    • You may add salt or chicken powder to adjust the flavour and top it with coriander for fragrance.
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Posted Date : 01-May-2014