South Indian coconut & prawn curry

South Indian coconut & prawn curry

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 2

This low-calorie curry has plenty of protein from white fish and prawns, a fragrant mix of spices and a touch of creamed coconut

Nutrition: per serving
low inkcal312
low infat11g



  • STEP 1

    Put the onion, ginger, garlic and the halved tomatoes in a food processor with 50ml water and blitz to a smooth purée. You may need to scrape down the inside of the food processor a couple of times. Heat the oil in a large, deep non-stick frying pan, pour in the purée, cover with a lid and cook for 10 mins.

  • STEP 2

    Add the 1/2 cinnamon stick, mustard seeds, cloves, cardamom, turmeric, coriander and curry leaves, and cook for a few mins, stirring. Pour in 300ml water with the stock cube, coconut and chilli, then leave to simmer for 10 mins more. Taste to ensure that the onion is fully cooked – if not, it is worth cooking for another 5 mins.

  • STEP 3

    Finally, add the tomato wedges, prawns and fish, gently stir into the sauce, then cover and cook for 5 mins. Serve with the Spicy cauliflower pilau (see Goes well with).

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, August 2015

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