Thursday, September 14, 2006

Kerala Prawn Soup Recipe

Recipe Ingredients:

1 tsp black peppercorns

  • 1 tsp black mustard seeds
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1/8 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 3 ground onions
  • 12 curry leaves
  • 2 tsp chopped garlic
  • 1 chopped ginger
  • 1 tsp red chili paste
  • 750 ml fish stock
  • 750 gm prawns ? without shells
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 125 ml coconut milk


Roast peppercorns, mustard, curry leaves and fenugreek seeds. Grind to a fine powder. Heat oil. Add onions; curry leaves, garlic and ginger. Stir and fry for 3 minutes. Add a couple of tablespoons of water to prevent sticking. Add dry masala and red chili paste. Cook for a few minutes before adding the stock. Season and bring to a boil. Simmer for 15 minutes. Add prawns and cook until tender. Stir in limejuice and coconut milk. Heat through and serve.

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