Asian Home Recipe

Coconut Milk Prawns Recipe

Ingredients :

750 g

1 tablespoon


2 cloves

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon


2 cups

1 teaspoon

Large raw prawns

Ghee or oil

Medium onions, thinly sliced

Garlic, crushed

Finely grated fresh ginger

Fresh red or green chilies, slit and seeded

Ground turmeric

Curry leaves

Coconut milk


Lemon juice to taste

Method :
  • Wash the prawns well.

  • Shell and de-vein if liked, but some prefer the prawns in their shells for they retain more flavor this way.

  • Heat ghee and fry the onions, garlic and ginger until onions are soft but do not let them brown.

  • Add chilies, turmeric and curry leaves and fry 1 minute longer.

  • Add coconut milk and salt and stir while bringing to simmering point.

  • Simmer uncovered for 10 minutes.

  • Then add prawns and cook for 10-15 minutes.

  • Remove from heat and add lemon juice to taste.


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