Goan Style Prawns Curry

June 7, 2022


Prawns- 500 gms

Coconut Grated medium size- Half 

Dry chillies- 13-15 

Onion- 1 small 

Tomato (diced)- 1 big

Coriander seeds (dry)- ½  tsp 

Ginger-Garlic paste - ¼  tsp 

Salt as per taste

Kokum- 2-3

Coconut oil- 1 tbsp

Green coriander (chopped finely) for garnishing


To make the ground paste: 

Add grated coconut, dry coriander seeds, ½ onion, ¼ tsp turmeric powder, and dry chillies in a blender. 

To make the curry:

  1. Add enough water and make a very smooth paste. 
  2. In a pan add coconut oil, Add the remaining chopped half onion and tomatoes. 
  3. Saute till the onions are translucent and soft. 
  4. Add Deveined prawns into it and cook it for 5 to 10 minutes. 
  5. Following this, add the paste that we had made earlier, add kokum, and add salt to taste. 
  6. Give it a boil for 5 to 10 minutes and add freshly chopped coriander for garnishing and serve. 

Health Benefits

  1. Prawns are a good source of seafood protein which one can include in their diet. It contains the same amount of protein that one can find in chicken. Thus, if one doesn't consume chicken and has seafood they can easily meet their protein requirements from Prawns.
  2. Coconut meat which is used for preparing the curry is a rich source of trace minerals which can actually help in various enzymatic activities in the body. 
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