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Prawn in Assam Sauce

Serves: 3 | Preparation Time: 20 mins


    • 250 ml Knife Groundnut Oil
    • 2 tbsp Knife Premium Cooking Oil
    • 400 gm Prawn
    • 1 cup Potato starch
    • 2 tbsp Onion, minced
    • 3 tbsp Green capsicum, roughly chopped
    • ¼ cup Carrot, diced
    • 1 tbsp Pineapple, roughly chopped
    • 1 tsp Red Chilli (big), chopped
    • 1 no. Kaffir lime leaf, sliced
    • 2 tbsp Chilli sauce
    • ¼ cup Water
    • 1 slice Asam gelugur (or 10gm tamarind pulp)



    1. Heat Knife Groundnut Oil in a wok. Coat prawns in potato starch, tap to remove excess flour. Fry coated prawns in the pre-heated oil (170°C) for 3-4 mins. Remove, drain and set aside.
    1. In a clean wok, heat Knife Premium Cooking Oil over medium heat and sauté the onions, capsicums, carrots, pineapples and chillies for about a minute. Add kaffir lime leaf, chilli sauce, water and asam gelugur. Cook for 2-3 mins or until it forms a thick sauce.
    1. 3. Arrange the deep-fried prawns in a serving plate and spread the sauce over the prawns. Serve warm.


    Recipe is courtesy by Allspice Institute.

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