To make the dressing, pound the garlic and coriander root together in a mortar and pestle.
Add the chillies, salt and sugar and continue pounding to a fine paste.
Add the tamarind and adjust the balance with the fish sauce.
Put the prawns, shallots, pawpaw, herbs, eschallots, peanuts and chillies in a bowl and mix well.
To serve, add the dressing and cherry tomatoes, toss together and serve.
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