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Kerala Prawn Curry

Prawn Curry is a dish that overlaps Goan and Mangalorean-style dishes, all coastal Indian communities famous for their cuisine. A bowl of plain white rice could not taste better than how they tastes with prawn curry. Take 5-6 garlic cloves, onions, coconut, coriander seeds and grind them to get a fine paste. Add water and dump the prawns till they cook through and through.

Dried Prawns are sun-dried and shrunk to a thumbnail size. They are used in many Asian cuisines, imparting a unique taste. A handful of shrimp is generally used for dishes. Used in curries, soup’s and various Indian recipies. It is also considered as best aquarium fish food.

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Kerala Prawn Curry Recipe

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  • Vegetable Oil – 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Small Prawns – 500gm
  • Tomatoes – 2 (sliced)
  • Onion – 2 (sliced)
  • Green Chili – 3 to 4 (slit)
  • Water – 2 cups
  • Salt to taste

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For the spice paste:

  • Coconut – 1 (grated)
  • Onion – 1 (sliced)
  • Garlic – 5 to 6 (cloves)
  • Coriander Seeds – 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp
  • Cambodge (Kodampuli) – 8 to 10 dry pieces
  • Dried Red Chili – 10 to 15

Kerala Prawn Curry


  1. Take all the ingredients, grind it and make a paste, sprinkling a bit of water if needed.
  2. In a pan, heat oil, add onions and green chilli, saute till light brown color.
  3. Now add the spice paste and stir for about 5 mins on medium heat.
  4. Mix in the prawns and coat it well with the paste.
  5. Pour in some water and bring it to a boil.
  6. Finally add tomatoes and salt, stir it for 2 mins.
  7. Cover, let it cook for 10 mins on low heat.
  8. Serve hot with steamed rice.

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