152e Long Bean in Coconut Milk (Sayur Santan Kacang Panjang)



25 pcs Long Green Bean sliced, finely

200 grams Prawn peeled

8 pcs Shallots

2 cloves Garlic

2 cm Turmeric

2 cm Ginger

2 cm Galangal

4 tbs. Vegetable oil

5 pcs Red Chilies seeded, sliced finely (optional)

2 pcs Salam leaves

1 stalk Lemon Grass crushed

1/2 tsp. Salt to taste

500 ml Medium thick coconut milk Mix 250 ml coconut cream with 250 ml water

250 ml Coconut cream

1 tsp. Tamarind juice


Blend shallot, garlic, turmeric, ginger, galangal together in a motar and pestle until turned into paste.

In frying pan place four tablespoons vegetable oil add the paste . Stir over a medium heat until the color turns golden. Add Salam leaves and lemon grass.

Add green bean,prawn and stir. pour the thin coconut milk and simmer for a few minutes until the green bean are tender. Add the coconut cream and tamarind juice.

Turn down the heat and simmer to reduce the sauce until it becomes thick.