Divine Keralan Prawn Curry

Divine Kerala prawn curry:

This very easy to make dish will take you about 15 min to prepare and approx 10 min to cook.

You will need:

  • 2 red chillies split, seeded and cut into quarters length
  • 1 small red onion
  • 5 cm root ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp black mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 14 curry leafs (fresh or dried)
  • 1/2 tsp tumeric
  • 1/2 tsp cracked back pepper
  • 150 ml coconut milk
  • a squeeze of lime and fresh coriander to serve

And then comes the cookery bit!

  • Blitz the red chillies, red onion and ginger to a paste.
  • Heat oil in pan, toss mustard and fenugreek seeds with the curry leaves. They will crackle and pop. Fry for 10 seconds.Add the paste, cook for 5 min (add water if needed)
  • Add turmeric and cracked black peppercorns. Stir well before adding the prawns. Pour than the coconut milk and simmer for another couple of minutes.
  • Add some lime juice and fresh coriander to serve. Lovely with basmati rice!

Delicious! Bon appetite