Keerti's Karwari Prawns

Keerti's Karwari Prawns


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About this recipe: This traditional prawn dish made with fresh coconut is typical to the coastal areas of Karwar in Karnataka state, India.


Serves: 5 

  • 2 tablespoons (30ml) vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 coconut, drained and flesh grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 375g tiger prawns, peeled and deveined

Prep:25min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. In a large frying pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and fry till softened.
  2. Add coconut to the onions and fry for a few minutes. Mix in turmeric, cayenne pepper and salt. Add prawns and stir. Reduce heat to low and cook for 15 minutes. Serve hot.

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