Keerti's Karwari Prawns

Keerti's Karwari Prawns


"A prawn preparation made with coconut. Typical to the coastal areas of Karwar in Karnataka state, India."


50 m servings 446 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 446 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 36.1 g
  • 56%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.2g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 16.2 g
  • 32%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 482 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saute pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, and saute till transparent.
  2. Add coconut to the onions, and saute for a few minutes. Mix in turmeric and ground red chile pepper, and salt. Add prawns, and stir. Reduce heat to low, and cook for 15 minutes. Serve hot.
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  1. 10 Ratings


These shrimp were delicious, yet I found the coconut difficult to shred.

I used pregrated unsweetened coconut that you buy at any store. The recipe is a little dry, but flavor delicious. I think the flavor would be enhanced if 1/2 cup coconut milk or fish/chicken sto...

Indian food is some of the most imaginativly flavored cuisines in the world, much is done with many spices with few ingredients. Adds a lot of interest to a menu . Marigold

WOW! I love coconut shrimp and this was very, very good. Reading other reviews I simply used unsweetened flaked coconut and added a little water once the shrimp were added to the pan (to make up...

To make the recipe a little more juicy I used canned young cocnut juicy (since I did not use fresh coconut but shredded unsweetened coconut from the store). I also did not want to burn up myself...

Quite a good recipe but I felt that something was missing. Maybe it is because the only spices are chilli and turmeric. Will try with some mustard seeds and garam masala next time. Thanks for th...

ouch! really good, 1 coconut is to much for 3/4 lbs of prawns unless (you have really small coconuts).

A very good recipe, although I definitely recommend not using a whole coconut. Otherwise, I really enjoyed it!

I made this dish last week, along with other Indian side dishes and it was wonderful. Because I didn't want to fool around with cracking, peeling and shredding fresh coconut, I looked online to...