Shrimp in Coconut Sauce


Shrimp: 1 lb, cleaned and deveined
Shallots: 6-7, sliced
Dry Red Chilies: 3, broken
Tomato: 1 medium, sliced
Mustard Seeds: ¼ tsp
Cumin Seeds: ¼ tsp
Curry Leaves: 1 sprig
Salt & Oil

To Grind:

Coconut: ½ cup
Shallots: 2
Ginger: 1” piece
Garlic: 2 cloves
Green Chili: 3
Turmeric Powder: ½ tsp
Cumin Seeds: 1 tsp


  • Grind ingredients under TO GRIND using little water and set aside
  • In a pan heat some oil and sputter mustard and cumin seeds
  • Add dry red chilies and curry leaves to it and sauté for a minute
  • Add shallot along with salt to this and sauté in medium heat till it is soft and tender
  • Add tomatoes and sauté for another 3 minutes or till it is soft
  • Now add the shrimp and cook it for about 5 minutes
  • Add the coconut paste, stir well, check for salt, cover and cook for about 5-6 minutes in medium heat
  • Remove the pan and cook in high heat till it is semi-dry

Serve hot with rice!!!


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