How to make Peppered Prawns in Coconut Milk - Prawns cooked in coconut milk with crushed peppercorns – very delicious and refreshing.

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Main Ingredients : Prawns (medium) (मध्यम आकार के प्रॉन्स), Coconut milk (नारियल का दूध)

Cuisine : Kerala

Course : Main Course Seafood

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Peppered Prawns in Coconut Milk

Hindi: jhinga
Favourite seafood? Prawns, prawns and more of prawns. A wide variety of small crustaceans, tiny relatives of the lobster, are known as prawns. Prawns are normally translucent when raw but get their distinctive pink or red colour on being cooked. one word of caution – if buying unpeeled prawns, smell for freshness and look for bright, shiny shells that have some spring left in them.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Peppered Prawns in Coconut Milk Recipe

  • Prawns (medium) peeled and deveined 16-20

  • Coconut milk 3¼ cups

  • Black peppercorns freshly crushed 1 tablespoon

  • Coconut oil 3 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 20

  • Onions chopped 3 medium

  • Garlic cloves chopped 10

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Heat coconut oil in a non-stick kadai and add cumin seeds. As they begin to change colour, add curry leaves and onions and sauté till the onions turn brown.

Step 2

Add garlic, ginger, turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt and sauté for 1 minute.

Step 3

Add prawns and sauté for 3-4 minutes. Add coconut milk, mix well, and simmer for 2 more minutes.

Step 4

Sprinkle crushed peppercorns and mix gently.

Step 5

Serve hot garnished with the coriander leaves.