300gms prawns (shelled)
1/4 tsp tumeric
40 gms assam (add 3 tbsp water to squeeze out 100 ml of asam juice)
4 slices galangal
25 dried chillies (soaked in hot water)
1/2 tsp toasted belachan
5 buah keras
Blend all the ingredients except assam till fine.
Shelled the prawns and leave aside.
Cook the blended ingredients in 3 tbsps of oil till oil seeps thru.
Add in 100ml water and assam and brings to a boil.
Add in 2 tbsps of sugar, 1/2 tsp salt or adjust to your taste.
Finally add in prawns and cooked for a min or two. (Do not overcooked the prawns.)
Serve with hot rice.