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Coconut Shrimp Curry

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Meena, www.hookedonheat.com


  • 2 tbsp light cooking oil
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 large tomato, finely chopped
  • 12-15 large shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1 tsp kasoori methi (dried fenugreek leaves)
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • a handful of finely chopped coriander leaves, for garnish


  • Heat oil in a pan and sauté garlic and onions till lightly browned and tender. Add in spices, and fry for a few seconds. Now add in the chopped tomatoes and fry for a minute or two to blend well with the spices.
  • Add in the shrimp and stir-fry for a minute to coat the shrimp well with the spice mix. Add in coconut milk and kasoori methi, season with salt and pepper, and let it simmer for another 5-7 minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with a side of plain rice and a tossed salad.