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Curried Prawns

Curried Prawns

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 20

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 40


Serves 4

  • 3tablespoons chili powder

  • 1cup coconut milk or 1 cup coconut cream

  • 5 -6 curry leaves

  • salt

  • lemon juice

  • 2tablespoons curry powder

  • 1⁄4 teaspoon fenugreek seeds

  • 3cloves garlic , chopped

  • 1⁄4 teaspoon ginger , minced

  • 2lbs green shrimp

  • 1teaspoon rice flour or 1 teaspoon gravox, to thicken curry (These ingredients are mostly available from any Asian grocery outlet.)


  • 01


  • 02

    Clean prawns (shell and de-vein).

  • 03

    Gently fry fenugreek and curry leaves in heated oil.

  • 04

    Add the onion, garlic, ginger and fry till onions turn golden, continually stirring evenly.

  • 05

    Add curry powder, chilli powder and fry for a minute, then turn in coconut milk and ground rice (the ground rice must be blended with a bit of coconut milk), cinnamon, lemon juice and salt, and simmer for 15 minutes, adding the extra coconut milk if needed.

  • 06

    Add the prawns, cover and allow to simmer for around twenty minutes.

  • 07

    For a'Black Curry' the Curry powder and Chilli powder must be lightly roasted, separately.

  • 08

    Add salt and lemon juice to taste.

  • 09

    Yields, Servings and times are`guestimates'.

  • 10

    I have not recorded this info.



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