Shwet's Sizzling Wok

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Prawn Curry (With Coconut)

on January 8, 2015

A very simple prawn curry, in Mangalorean style, Tastes great with steamed rice, and of course fish fry 😉 Cooked this for dinner last night, We really enjoyed it. And its so simple, You can just finish it in 20 min flat 🙂

So Prawn lovers, This one’s for you !!!


  • Prawn (cleaned and de-veined) – 500 gms
  • Onions – 2 medium (Sliced)
  • Tomatoes – 2 medium (Chopped)
  • Ginger-garlic paste – 1 tbsp
  • Coriander powder – 2tsp
  • Cumin powder – 1 tsp
  • Chilli powder – 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves – About 15 sprigs
  • Coconut (scraped) – 1/2 cup
  • Green chilli – 3 (slitted)
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves – 2 tbsp


  • Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan and saute onions till golden brown. Now add the tomatoes and cook till its soft and mushy. Add the scraped coconut and about 7 curry leaves and cook for another 3 mins.
  • Cool this mixture and grind to a smooth paste.
  • In the same pan, heat the remaining oil, Pour the ground masala and fry for a minute.
  • Now add the ginger garlic paste and the green chillies and continue to cook for another minute (The masala splutters, so be careful at this stage, You can even cover the vessel and cook)
  • Now add in all the powders (Coriander, chilli, turmeric, cumin) and mix well. Add more water if the curry is too thick
  • Now drop in the prawns and just simmer for 3-5 min.
  • Add the remaining curry leaves and coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice



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