Kerala Prawn Soup Recipe

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Kerala Prawn Soup
How to make Kerala Prawn Soup
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A luscious slurp made with fresh prawns, coconut milk and fish stock.

Ingredients of Kerala Prawn Soup

  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp black mustard seeds
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1/8 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 3 ground onions
  • 12 curry leaves
  • 2 tsp chopped garlic
  • 1 chopped ginger
  • 1 1/2 tsp red chilli paste
  • 750 ml fish stock
  • 750 gm prawns - without shells
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice
  • 125 ml coconut milk

How to Make Kerala Prawn Soup

  • 1.Roast peppercorns, mustard, curry leaves and fenugreek seeds. Grind to a fine powder.
  • 2.Heat oil. Add onions; curry leaves, garlic and ginger. Stir and fry for 3 minutes.
  • 3.Add a couple of tablespoons of water to prevent sticking.
  • 4.Add dry masala and red chilli paste.
  • 5.Cook for a few minutes before adding the stock.
  • 6.Season and bring to a boil. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  • 7.Add prawns and cook until tender.
  • 8.Stir in lime juice and coconut milk. Heat through and serve.

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