Shrimp recipe in coconut milk

Succulent prawns in coconut milk

Shrimp recipe in  coconut milk is an easy to prepare, nutritious and tasty side dish. Let us check out the recipe.

shrimp recipe in coconut milk

Ingredients for shrimp recipe

You will need –

Prawns/Shrimp (250 gm)
Onions – 3 medium sized ones
Mustard seeds – 1/2 teaspoon
Fenugreek seeds(methi) – 1/4 teaspoon
Green chillies – 3-4
Curry leaves
Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon
Grated coconut – 1/2 coconut. Grind with some water and squeeze coconut milk. Strain.
OR
Coconut milk powder – (Add 3 tablespoons to 2 cups warm water and stir well)
Dried  Kokam – 4-5 pieces ( Gamboge in english)
Oil – 1-2 tablespoons

Method – shrimp recipe using coconut milk

This is an easy to cook shrimp recipe. De-vein prawns. Clean  with water, using salt and turmeric powder. Chop onions and slit  3 green chillies. Heat oil in a fry pan. Allow mustard,curry leaves and fenugreek (methi) seeds to splutter in oil. Add onions and green chillies. Saute till onions turn pink. Add prawns and  saute some more without breaking them. Add coriander powder, some water, kokam(Gamboge or tamarind pulp) and close the lid. Grate 1/2 coconut, grind and take coconut milk 2 times else use Maggi coconut milk powder. After prawns are cooked, add the coconut milk. Cover with lid and cook for 5 more mins. You have succulent prawns prepared in coconut milk. Serve with rice.

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