Recipes - Prawns with Coconut milk


1 kg fresh prawns skinned, de-veined, washed and strained

1 ½ cup thick, fresh coconut milk


For Paste:

10 long dry red chillies

1 tbsp jeera (whole)

2 tsp haldi (turmeric) powder

Salt to taste

2 tbsp vinegar

(Grind all this to a fine paste)


For seasoning:

1 tsp mustard seeds

1 pod garlic crushed

2 springs of curry leaves

2 tbsp oil (coconut oil)



Marinate the prawns with the paste for 30 minutes (there should not be any water).  In a vessel start cooking the marinated prawns with the thick coconut milk. Let the liquid (coconut milk) reduce completely (1/4 the quantity).  Keep the oil in a pan , when heated (not smoking hot) add the mustard and let is splutter, now added the crushed garlic and curry leaves, when the garlic is golden, take from the heat and season on the prawns.  

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  • Imran Pasha, Nanthoor, Mangalore

    Sun, Oct 21 2007

    It came out good enjoyed it. Cooked it myself and will share my own recipies soon

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