Prawn coconut curry

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 500g - prawns, shelled and cleaned
  • 2 medium onions, sliced fine
  • 2 onions, ground to a paste
  • 3 tsp - ground turmeric paste
  • 1 tsp - chilli paste
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Garam masala:
  • 2 sticks cinnamon, 2 cardamoms and 4 cloves
  • 2 tbsp - Ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp - sugar
  • 1 coconut from which 1 cup thin milk and 1 cup thick milk are extracted

How to Make Prawn coconut curry

  • Warm ghee in a pan, and when very hot add garam masala and fry for a few mins.
  • Add sliced onions and fry to golden brown.
  • Then add ground onions and the next two ingredients and continue frying until masala is well fried but does not stick to the pan.
  • Add the prawns and stir thoroughly with the masalas and cook for just a few mins before adding a cup of thin coconut milk.
  • Add sugar and salt to taste.
  • Simmer over a brisk flame until the gravy is less than half.
  • Then add the thick coconut milk and cook another ten minutes. Your curry is ready.