Chemmeen Thengapal Curry / Prawns Coconut Milk Curry


1/2 kg prawns, cleaned
1 big onion, sliced
2 medium tomatoes, chopped
5 cloves garlic, crushed
1 piece ginger, crushed
6-8 green chillies, slit
2 tbsp coriander powder
1 tsp pepper powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
2 cups coconut milk
1 piece cinnamon
2 cloves
few curry leaves
1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped


  1. Heat oil in a pan, add cinnamon and cloves. Add crushed ginger and garlic and saute. 
  2. Add sliced onions and saute well till transparent. Then add cleaned prawns and mix well.
  3. Add tomatoes, green chillies, coriander powder, turmeric powder, pepper powder, curry leaves and salt and stir well for few minutes.
  4. Add 1 cup water and cook covered on low flame till prawns are done.
  5. Open and add coconut milk,stir well and cook for few more minutes. Add chopped coriander leaves…Remove from flame and serve hot…


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