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Saturday, November 27, 2010

Fragrant stir fried curry shrimps

Tasted this fragrant stir fried curry shrimps in one of the restaurant recently, i tried to cook this dish at home, very nice and full of curry aroma. If you would like to try this dish, please use small shrimps, it taste better this way.

Fragrant stir fried curry shrimps

Fragrant stir fried curry shrimps

Fragrant stir fried curry shrimps
(source: recipe originated by Sonia aka Nasi Lemak Lover)

250g small shrimps
4tbsp preserved radish (chai poh), diced
1 sprig curry leaves
3 cloves garlic, chopped

1/2tsbp curry powder
1/2tbsp chili paste
Salt to taste

1. Heat little cooking oil in a non-stick pan, sauté garlic and curry leaves till fragrant.
2. Add in curry powder and chili paste, continue sauté till aroma.
3. Add in preserved radish and shrimps, cook for 1-2mins, season with salt.
4. Dish out, serve hot with steamed rice or noodles.

Fragrant stir fried curry shrimps

Happy Cooking !!

Other topic:-

**Where to get old fashioned Chinese classic enamel plates?

Some of the readers asked me recently where i got the old fashioned enamel plates, here I show you the shop that I bought these plates, i just went to this shop this morning to get few more plates.

Cekodok (Cucur) Ikan Bilis / anchovies savoury fritters

They are selling all kind of household products...

photo-enamel plate

photo-enamel plate 2

See the enamel plates just sitting on the floor, this is the only shop that selling this kind of old fashioned enamel plates in this wet market. Not many like to sell this kind of old fashioned plates anymore according to this shop owner. These plates are cheap, price ranging RM 1.50 (USD 0.50) to RM 4.50 (USD 1.50), depend on the size of the plates.

photo-enamel plate 1


3 hungry tummies said...

Great looking curry! That looks like more than 250 g of prawns :)
Love the shop! They are really making good use of the space.

Spoon and Chopsticks said...

Great looking prawns. I think I can eat plenty of it.

Swee San said...

Sonia, is this in the Pasar Besar Klang near Klang Parade??

Swee San said...

Sonia, is this in the Pasar Besar Klang near Klang Parade??

Love2cook Malaysia said...

U are purposely tempting me with that prawn dish ya! My mum used to make something similar too, except for the radish and I followed suit ;)
Of late, I've stopped eating prawns...gimme the gravy alone! Yummmm :D

WOW, where's that shop???

Yeah I bought those casseroles actually. Was really interested at the rose print. Anyways, it's porcelains. The other plain white ramekins I have made of porcelains too. ;)

Elin Chia said...

Sonia..this is so simple and I know for sure it is tasty and flavorful and I am going to cook this for Jo :)

Have a good day :)

Diane said...

Mouth watering shrimps Mmmmmmm Diane

Jeannie said...

I can eat the whole plate of shrimps all by myself with the rice too! Delicious!

Honey Bee Sweets said...

Wow! Such simple ingredients and yet yield such a yummy and gorgeous dish! Gonna try this out....bet it taste so good with just steam rice! :))

The Sudden Cook said...

The dish looks soooo yummy....can I substitute the radish with anything else??

cikmanggis said...

tiba tiba perut saya berbunyi bila nampak kari udang ni..saya perlukan sepinggan nasi dgn udang yang begini:)

tasteofbeirut said...

Great dish with small shrimps and big flavors; I love that shop, it looks a lot like the Asian shops in my neighborhood and also the shops in Lebanon or throughout the middle east!

lena said...

actually i'm quite full now but after looking at your prawns, i'm hungry again. Am surprised to see that preserved radish is also used here.

chow and chatter said...

yum adore shrimp curry fun to see the plate shop you should do more market posts :-0

tinyskillet said...

The shrimp curry looks so tasty, and I love your photos.

I would also love to go to that shop!

Jhonny walker said...

what a delish simple curry! ...and thanks for the shop info on the cute plates :)

Little Corner of Mine said...

Great looking shrimp dish and the best is that it's so easy to make. :)

Victoria said...

What a simple and delicious shrimp dish! I love being inspired by great flavors in restaurants and recreating them at home :)

tigerfish said...

Delicious appetizing dish, best with steamed rice :D *drool*

Kimberly Peterson said...

Sonia those prawns look AMAZING and I love the simple flavors in them!! Can't go wrong with curry :)

And those Chinese plates definitely remind me of home. Except I will never use them because they don't match anything I currently have, haha.

Cooking Gallery said...

The shrimps look to-die-for...! I love shrimps, especially spicy ones :).

Pushpa said...

Super yummy curried shrimp.

Dana said...

hi..love your blog. By the way, do you have the address of the shop tht sells these enamel plates? really appreciate it & also can give some directions to the shop? thanks

Yummy Bakes said...

Drooling liao .... looks great.

Sonia ~ Nasi Lemak Lover said...

Dear all, Thanks for stopping by.

Swee San, yes, this is pasar besar Klang in jalan Meru.

Dana, please drop me an email, I will advise you the direction via email.

Damaris @Kitchen Corners said...

curry and stir fry all in one? I must have died and gone to heaven.

gaga said...

Mmm, that looks amazing. You can never go wrong with curry or shrimp :)

Karen said...

These curry shrimp sound wonderful. I love the combination of the curry powder with the chili paste. I would love a bowl of these right now!

Sonia ~ Nasi Lemak Lover said...

The sudden cook , sorry just noticed u question, you may ignore it but it will taste better if preserved radish is added

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