This is an interesting recipe from a friend, Mr. Viki who is a well known poet and hails from Sri Lanka.
He is known to be a great cook and I have eaten some of his creations such as his cutlets both fish as well as vegetarian, they were excellent. He brought it when we went for a retreat so it was like fabulous picnic food.
On another occasion, when we wanted to celebrate a mutual friend’s birthday, we threw a potluck party and this is the dish that he had cooked and brought. It was soo good!
I asked him to share his recipe and this is it!
His recipe seems to have many ingredients but I can tell you it is worth the effort of cooking this dish. I have done the dish with little changes and it came out fantastic. It is a good party dish and goes so well with wine as a starter.
For most of us a steaming plate of rice is enough accompaniment. But if you remove the shells of the prawns, or reduce the chilies then it can be rolled into breads etc. I had some leftovers, which I spread on pizza dough and baked quickly. Oh my goodness – so delicious!
The dish is very spicy with plenty of chilies and fresh peppers and I loved it with just wine alone. The recipe given here is exactly as Mr. Viki had given me.
Thank you Viki for a wonderful recipe. Wish to learn from you more! My dear friends – make this dish and taste for yourself the superb flavors in this delicious prawn dish.