Simple Prawn Sambal

This is another version of prawn sambal, a kampong style .No garlic in this dish.Really tasty and goes along with white rice.


1/2 kg prawns (semi large)
salt and sugar to taste
1 tbsp tamarind juice

Ingredients to pound

5 dried chillies (soak in water)
4 fresh red chillies
1" fresh turmeric (Kunyit basah)
1/2" shrimp paste (belacan)
10 shallots or more


1. Saute the pounded ingredients in low fire until fragrant.
2. Add in prawns and combine with the sauce.
3. Add in tamarind juice, salt and sugar to taste.
4. Cook until prawns are done.
5. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves or spring onions