Anjum's combination of coconut and prawns is unusual, but it really shows the diversity of Bengali cuisine.
Recipe courtesy of Anjum Anand
Total:
50 min
Prep:
20 min
Inactive:
10 min
Cook:
20 min
Yield:
4 to 5 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Place the prawns into a bowl, sprinkle over the salt, ground turmeric and red chile powder, and set aside to marinate for 10 to 15 minutes. 

Meanwhile, blend the English mustard, cornflour and a splash of water, to a paste in a small bowl. Reserve. 

Heat the mustard oil in a large nonstick pan over a medium heat until smoking. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool for 15 to 20 seconds, then add the nigella seeds, return the pan to the heat, and cook the seeds until they sizzle. 

Add the green chiles, and onion, stir well and fry for 7 to 8 minutes, or until softened. 

Add the garlic, and ginger pastes, and continue to cook for 45 to 60 seconds. Add the reserved mustard paste, and grated coconut, and stir well to combine. Fry the mixture for 4 to 5 minutes, then add the water, and continue cooking for another 3 to 4 minutes, or until the volume of liquid has reduced by half, and the sauce has thickened. 

Add the prawns and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, or until pink, stirring well. Stir in the chopped cilantro, and serve immediately.

Cook's Note

*Can be found at specialty Asian markets.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Coconut Shrimp with Mango Horseradish

Recipe courtesy of Robert Irvine

Grilled Potatoes with Mustard-Garlic Dressing

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Coconut Water Cold Brew Coffee

Recipe courtesy of Food Network

Green Salad with Creamy Mustard Vinaigrette

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Sweet Banana and Coconut Milk Soup: Che Chuoi

Recipe courtesy of Corinne Trang

Coconut Tiger Prawn Curry

Recipe courtesy of Gourmet Magazine

Prawns with Vanilla Coconut Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Tapatu

Prawn Cake

Recipe courtesy of Anjum Anand

Havana Prawns

Recipe courtesy of Guy Fieri

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Crab Cupcakes 00:50

Make a splash with these too-cute cupcakes that are a cinch to assemble.

Similar Topics:

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          Cupcake Wars

          10am | 9c

          Cupcake Wars

          11am | 10c

          Cupcake Wars

          12pm | 11c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30pm | 1:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          3:30pm | 2:30c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c

          Chopped

          8pm | 7c

          Chopped

          9pm | 8c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Beat Bobby Flay

          10pm | 9c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          10:30pm | 9:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          11:30pm | 10:30c

          Chopped

          12am | 11c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          1:30am | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30am | 1:30c

          Chopped

          3am | 2c

          Mystery Diners

          4:30am | 3:30c

          Get Cooking