Shrimp Curry


Shrimp Curry

Shrimps(Chemmeen) in coconut milk
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 8 people


For marinating:


  • Marinate shrimps with vinegar, ginger-garlic paste, chilly powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, black pepper and salt for at least 1/2 hour.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Splutter mustard seeds.
  • Add marinated shrimps into it.
  • Saute for 5 mins on a medium-high flame. Stir it occasionally.
  • Add whole pearl onions, chopped onions, green chillies and curry leaves and saute on a medium flame for 15 mins.
  • Let the juice in shrimp and the onions mix with each other.
  • Once the onions are transparent, add coconut milk.
  • Boil it for 5 mins.
  • Add sliced tomato to the boiling curry and close with a lid.
  • Turn off the flame and let it stay undisturbed for at least 15 mins.
  • Add required salt.
  • :- Serve with Appam, Chappathis and Rice.
  • :- If the shrimp is uncooked, just marinate them and stir fry in the oil for 15 mins on medium flame and proceed to the remaining steps.
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Response (23)
  1. M
    Mini May 14, 2008

    I tried this and its excellent!!

  2. s
    sj October 7, 2007

    It is ok… not that great…masalas are less…

  3. S
    Santhi June 26, 2009

    Nice Recipe. But needs to be some more spicy .Hence I added more chilly powder and Coriander powder at last. Thankyou Milan.. Do put more recipes.

  4. M
    MP February 16, 2010

    Very good. I loved the taste. I usually make Thai with this much coconut milk. Only con is that texture was a bit thick. And high cholesterol too.

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