Prawns in Coconut curry (Kerala Style) | How to make Prawns in Coconut curry (Kerala Style)

By Affaf Ali  |  1st Feb 2017  |  
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Prawns in Coconut curry (Kerala Style)by Affaf Ali
  • Prep Time

    45

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  • Cook Time

    45

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  • Serves

    3

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About Prawns in Coconut curry (Kerala Style) Recipe

Prawns are one of my favourite sea foods. Prawn in coconut curry is easy to prepare and tastes delicious with the sour, spicy and sweet combination. Coconut milk balances the flavours. So give this dish a try friends...

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Prawns in Coconut curry (Kerala Style)

Ingredients to make Prawns in Coconut curry (Kerala Style)

  • Tiger prawns 400gms
  • Onion shallots 100gms
  • tomato 1
  • green chilly 2 to 4
  • curry leaves 3sprig
  • Thick coconut milk 1/2cup
  • fennel seeds 1tspn
  • fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds 1/4th tspn each
  • Full black pepper 10nos
  • bay leaf 1
  • cinnamon, cardamom, cloves 1each
  • ginger garlic paste 1tspn
  • turmeric powder 1/2tspn
  • chilly powder 1/2 to 1tspn
  • tamarind pulp 2tbspn
  • jaggery 1/2tspn
  • salt according to taste

How to make Prawns in Coconut curry (Kerala Style)

  1. Peel the shell and devein prawns. Apply little turmeric and salt. Wash thoroughly and set aside on strainer.
  2. In a heavy bottom non stick vessel heat sufficient oil, add fenugreek seeds, fennel seeds, mustard seeds, cinnamon, cardamom, clove, bay leaf, pepper corns. Once all these crackle add finely diced shallots, slit green chilly and curry leaves. Fry till onions turn translucent and light golden brown.
  3. Add ginger garlic paste and saut for a minute. Remove skin and seeds of tomato. Add finely chopped tomatoes. Cook till it gets soft. Add prawns and fry well till tomatoes leave oil on sides of vessel. This takes a couple of minutes. Stir continuously.
  4. Season with salt, turmeric powder and chilly powder. Fry well. Add jaggery and half glass of water. Let it boil.
  5. Add tamarind pulp and coconut milk. Cook on low flame for 10 minutes or till prawns are fully cooked.
  6. For final garnish, heat 2tspn oil add few Fennel seeds, shallot slices and curry leaves. Fry on low flame till onions get crisp and light brown. Pour on curry.
  7. Serve hot with Steamed rice.

My Tip:

Spices can be varied accordingly. The gravy tastes good after couple of hours of preparing. Prawns can be replaced with fish. Alternatively you may fry prawns and then add to gravy. Adjust cooking time accordingly.

Reviews for Prawns in Coconut curry (Kerala Style) (1)

Parul Goel2 years ago

amazing
Reply
Affaf Ali
a year ago
Thanks Parul.

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