Goan Prawn Curry

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  • 45min

About this recipe: Prawn curry is a dish that is eaten on a regular everyday basis with white rice among the Goan/ Konkan community.

Louella New Jersey, United States

Ingredients

Serves: 6 

  • 250 gms Prawns
  • 100 gms Bindhi or Okra
  • 1/2 cup Grated Coconut
  • 1 tablespoon Corriander seeds
  • 3 Cloves Garlic
  • 5 Peppercorns
  • 4 Kashmiri Chillies
  • 1 small Onion sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Tumeric powder
  • 3 pieces Kokum
  • Salt (preferably sea salt) To taste
  • Water 1 1/2 cup (approx)

Directions

Prep:25min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Peel, devein and wash the shrimp. Apply a generous amount of salt preferably sea salt. Cut up the bhindi (okra) into 3 pieces and set aside.
  2. Grind together the coconut, corriander seeds, garlic, peppercorns and kashmiri chillies. You should get a nice orange colour masala.
  3. In a vessel put in the oil and the sliced onions and fry. Then add the masala along with the tumeric powder and fry for a minute. Then add enough water to make a substantial gravy.
  4. When the curry comes to a boil add the shrimp, bhindi and salt to taste. Cover and cook on slow flame for about 10 minutes or until shrimp and the bhindi are cooked. Drop in 3 pieces of kokum and put the flame on high when it boils again. Turn it off and let it stand. Serve hot over white rice.

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Optionally you could used coconut milk instead of the grated coconut.

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I was looking for this recipe for a long thanks 4 sharing. - 25 Jul 2011

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