Recipes - Prawns Curry (Hinga Udak)


1 kg. prawns (big)
½ scrapped coconut
7-8 red short chillies
2 red long chillies
Small ball of tamarind ( ¼ lime sized)
1 pepper sized piece of Asafetida (Hing)
1 tbsp. coconut oil
Salt as per taste


Shell, de -vein and clean the prawns. Grind coconut along with chillies and tamarind, adding little water into a very smooth paste.  In a vessel add this paste and enough water to have a curry consistency. Boil this curry adding salt as per taste. Add prawns and cook until soft. (You may cook the prawns separately and add to the boiling curry). Now add asafetida water. Mix well and remove from fire. Pour the coconut oil over the curry and serve hot with steamed rice.

Comment on this article

  • vnayak, Mangalore/Switzerland

    Wed, Jun 12 2019

    I agree with the comment below. Your recipes are very nice but too long and too slow.

  • Pokka, Mangalore

    Sat, Mar 23 2019

    Dear Madam,
    Very nice recipe.
    One suggestion/Request, please try to make the videos 3-4 minutes.
    Thank you.

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