18 large Banana prawns



1 onion

3 cloves Garlic

5 Candlenuts

2 tbsp Lemon grass minced

1 tsp Turmeric

1/4 tsp Galangal (Laos powder)

3 tsp Chilli powder


450g Pineapple (tinned) drained

3 tbsp Coconut powder

1 cup Water

1 tsp Sugar


4 tbsp Cooking oil

2 tbsp Lemon (or lime) juice

1/8 tsp MSG (optional)


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Combine the paste ingredients in a blender and mix to a paste



Chop the front portion of the prawns heads off and remove legs and feelers etc.



Put 4 tbsp of cooking oil in a fry pan and heat on high



Add the pastes and fry until fragrant (about 10 minutes)



Add salt



Add pineapple



Add sugar



Add the prawns



Cover, reduce heat to medium and cook for about 5 minutes



Add the coconut powder / water mix and stir through



Add MSG (optional)



Add lemon juice (or lime juice if you have limes)



Serve on boiled rice with a vegetable dish





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