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Fry the mustard, coriander and cumin seeds in a dry pan until aromatic and allow to cool slightly.

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Peel the ginger and cut into slices.

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Wash, deseed and chop the chillies.

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Clean the lemongrass and cut into pieces.

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Peel and chop the garlic.

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Peel and chop the carrot.

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Put the salt and prawns in a mortar.

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Grind with the pestle.

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Peel and finely chop the shallots.

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Heat the coconut oil in a wok. Add the shallots and cook briefly.

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Add the prawn paste and fry briefly.

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Pat dry the chicken pieces and add to the wok with the kaffir lime leaves. Add the soy sauce and stock.

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Mix then bring to the boil. Leave to simmer for 5 minutes.

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Add the coconut milk and juice.

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Cover the pan and cook for 25 minutes until the chicken is cooked. Add vegetables of your choice (eg okra pods) for the last 10 minutes.

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Fry the egg noodles in hot coconut oil for 2 minutes, remove with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper.

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Season the curry with fish sauce, sugar and lemon juice, place on plates and serve the crispy noodles on top.