Prawn coconut stirfry

Simple and tastier Prawn coconut stirfry is made with prawns, coconut and Indian spices.

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Preparation Time : 10 mins

Cooking Time : 10-15 mins

Serves : Family of four

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Cuisine : Indian»Main»
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Main Ingredient : Seafood
Recipe Type : Dinner Lunch

Ingredients :


  • Small Prawns - 250g
  • Grated coconut - 2 tblsp
  • Cumin (jeera seeds) - 1/2 tsp
  • Tomato puree - 1 tsp or 1/2 tomato
  • Onion - 1 small
  • Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Chilli powder - 3/4 tsp for medium spicy or 1 for extra spicy
  • Oil - 2 tblsp
  • Water - as required
  • Salt - to taste

Method :
  1. Clean the prawns, drain it and keept it aside.
  2. Heat a pan; Add cumin, chopped onion and grated coconut. Fry for about 2-3 minutes. Switch off the heat. Let it cool down for few minutes.
  3. Grind it into a smooth paste with 2-3 tblsp of water .
  4. Heat a pan and add oil.
  5. When the oil is hot enough, add ginger-garlic paste, tomato puree or chopped tomato, turmeric powder and chilli powder. Fry for about 1-2 minutes.
  6. Add the ground paste and let it cook until all the water is evaporated.
  7. Squeeze the prawns to get rid of the water and add them into the pan; Let it cook until it becomes dry.
  8. Prawn coconut stirfry is ready to be eaten.

Other Names : Dry chilli prawn


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