Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

A very fragrant, brothy type of soup.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring water to a boil.
  2. Add all ingredients except prawns and green onion.
  3. Simmer for 2 minutes; add prawns; cook about 3 minutes more.
  4. Garnish with green onion.
  5. Note: Some ingredients may be difficult to find; I have found some online at http://importfood.
  6. com; they have a variety of Thai foods there you can get, including the galangal and kaffir.
  7. Shrimp paste you can get at any oriental food store; tamarind pulp is available at Indian and Pakistani grocers for sure.