Mix tamarind paste with water. Strain to obtain tamarind juice.
chilies, shallots, garlic, shrimp paste and candlenuts together.
Heat 5 tbsp oil
in wok till hot. Stir-fry ground ingredients till fragrant. Toss in
prawns. When cooked, pour in tamarind juice. Cook till gravy is thickened.
Season with salt and sugar to taste.
rice: Combine grated coconut with water and squeeze out coconut milk. Pour
into steamer together with other rice ingredients. Steam over high heat
till rice is cooked and dry. Fluff up with rice ladle.
Serve rice on a
piece of banana leaf with sambal prawns, cucumber, omelette, fried peanuts