Kerala prawn curry

Warm up the coldest day with a creamy coconut milk curry - it's got quite a kick!

Add the turmeric and cracked peppercorns and stir the spices around for a few seconds before tipping in the prawns. Pour in the coconut milk and bring to a simmer, stirring all the time. The...

  • Yield: Serves 2
  • Cooking time: 15 Min
  • Rating: 4/5
  • Publisher: Bbcgoodfood.com

Ingredients

  • 2 red chilli split, cut into quarters lengthways and seeded
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 2½ cm piece of fresh root ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tbsp vegetable or sunflower oil Sunflower oilA variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…
  • 1 tsp black mustard seed
  • ½ tsp fenugreek seeds Fenugreek seed fenn-you-greek seedA popular seed in Indian cookery, in which it's termed methi, this small, hard, mustard…
  • 14 curry leaf, fresh or dried
  • ½ tsp turmeric Turmeric term-er-ikTurmeric is a fragrant, bright golden-yellow root that is most commonly seen and used dried and…
  • ½ tsp cracked black peppercorns
  • 250g jumbo prawns Prawn praw-nThere are thousands of different species of prawn, but tiger, king and North Atlantic are the… , leave some with their tails on if you like
  • 150ml reduced-fat coconut milk
  • a squeeze of lime Lime ly-mThe same shape, but smaller than…
  • chopped fresh coriander, plus a sprig or two
  • freshly boiled basmati rice

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