Monday, June 24, 2024


Dried prawns sambal 


Dried prawns 300 Gms
Onion 1 small
Chilli powder 2teaspoons
Ginger ½ inch piece
Curry leaves 6
Salt to taste
Coconut scrapings ½ cup
Tamarind paste ½ teaspoons


Dry roast the dried prawns a little to get the moisture dried out, and dry roast the coconut scrapings.

In a grinder, grind the prawns, coconut, onions, chilli powder, tamarind paste and salt together to a coarse powdery mixture.
Do not add any water.

This can be stored for a few days in a dry jar.

Serve with: rice, string hoppers, pittu or even bread




Prawn sambal


Raw prawns shelled and cleaned 250 Gms
Onions 1 medium
Dry chillies 3
Tamarind paste ½ teaspoon
Garlic 5 cloves
Salt to taste
Oil 2 tablespoons


Boil prawns in water and drain.

Grind these cooked prawns with dry chillies, tamarind, salt, garlic, and onions to a paste. In a pan heat oil and stir this mixture until well cooked and dry.