2 tbsp dried prawns - soaked in water for 10 mins and drained off.
5 shallots - sliced thinly
4 garlic - chopped
5 to 6 birds eye chillies - sliced into smaller pieces(alternatively; red chillies)
1/2 tbsp dark soy sauce
2 tbsp oyster sauce
3 sprigs curry leaves
1 tsp brown sugar
3 tbsp oil
Salt to taste (use sparingly as soy and oyster sauce are salty too)
In heated oil, fry dried prawns until crispy and crunchy.
Add shallots and garlic, saute for a couple of seconds. .
Put in prawns; add soy sauce, oyster sauce, sugar and salt.
Stir and cook prawns till tender.
Finally, add curry leaves and chillies.
Quickly stir and remove from heat.