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Prawn Coconut Curry Recipe

  • Prawn Coconut Curry
  • Prawn Coconut Curry
How to make Prawn Coconut Curry

About Prawn Coconut Curry Recipe: A prawn curry which is everything from spicy to sour! Prawns are cooked in tamarind, coconut, chillies to make a lip smacking curry. With a host of spices and herbs such as red chilli, turmeric, cumin seeds, mustard seeds simmered in thick coconut milk gravy along with the tang of lime, this prawn coconut curry is the perfect dish to pair with cooked rice.

  • Total Cook Time 45 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 35 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Easy

Ingredients of Prawn Coconut Curry

  • 8 Medium prawns
  • 1 cup tamarind paste
  • 6-7 black peppercorns
  • 2 tsp garlic paste
  • 2 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 4-5 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 4 tbsp refined oil
  • 1 cup onions, chopped
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 1 tbsp green chillies, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
  • Salt
  • Water

How to Make Prawn Coconut Curry

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Deshell and devein the prawns.
Marinate the prawns with a mixture of ginger paste, garlic paste, red chilli powder, salt and lemon juice.
Heat refined oil in a pan, add chopped garlic and saute. Add black peppercorns, cumin seeds, mustard seeds and stir.
Then add onions, green chillies, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and saute well.
Now add tamarind paste, salt and the prawns to the curry. Stir well.
Add coconut milk. Garnish with the coriander leaves and serve hot.

Key Ingredients: prawns, tamarind paste, black peppercorns, garlic paste, ginger paste, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, garlic cloves, red chilli powder, refined oil, onions, lemon (juiced), green chillies, turmeric, coconut milk, coriander leaves, Salt, Water

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