Shrimp-Coconut masala
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Author tamrapalli Yield No Value
Published Apr 12, 2008 Cooking Time 20 Minutes
Recipe Type Non Veg-Main Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Ingredient Shrimp Standing Time 20 Minutes
Description: Recipe by Tamrapalli ---tender mouth-watering shrimp delicacy cooked with coconut.

Recipe of Shrimp-Coconut masala

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Mustard Seeds 1 Teaspoons
Cumin Seeds 1 Teaspoons
Coconut Powder 1 & 1/2 Tablespoons
Oil To Fry
Green Chillies(chopped) few
Curry Leaves(chopped) few
Ginger Garlic Paste 1 & 1/2 Tablespoons
Turmeric Powder 1/4 Teaspoons
Coriander Powder 1 & 1/2 Teaspoons
Curd/Yoghurt 2 Teaspoons
Red Chilli Powder 1/2 Teaspoons
Pepper Powder Pinch
Red Chilli(Whole) few
Onion 1/2 Cup
Shrimp/Prawn 2 Lbs


1. Put oil in a wide open non stick pan.Add red chillies & mustard seeds to it till they crackle.Add cumin seeds ,chopped onion & coconut powder .Saute well . [Note:-Avoid frying onions till they are golden brown] 2. Add green chillies,salt,curry leaves & saute well on medium flame.Add ginger garlic paste ,turmeric powder,coriander powder,curd,red chilli powder & mix well till the mixture dries. 3. Strain excess water & add shrimp to the masala prepared .Mix well & cook slowly till the water from shrimp has oozed out & mixture has dried. 4.Sprinkle pepper powder as seasoning . 5.Garnish it with chopped coriander leaves & lemon juice.
Posted Apr 12, 2008

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Nusrat Oct 27, 2010
Can I use fresh coconut inplace of the coconut power.The place where I stay, we have no Indian stores so please let me know.

pratima sadhu Feb 14, 2010
You use too much chili in your cooking,that is not good for healthy cooking.

pratima sadhu Feb 14, 2010
You use too much chili in your cooking,that is not good for healthy cooking.

Jaishree Dec 9, 2009
Dear Vah-Chef,
I tried this recipe out and my husband and I loved it! It was extremely easy after watching your video. Thanks for helping me make a great meal.

chaya Apr 11, 2009
Tastes very good. I used frozen grated coconut since I didnt have the coconut powder. Definitely would love to cook it again.

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