Caril de tomato (Tomato and prawn curry)

Caril de tomato (Tomato and prawn curry)

Introduction :

A nice recipe for a change


Ingredients :

1/2 kg red tomatoes
1 inch piece turmeric (1tsp ground)
8 peppercorns
3 cloves
1/2 tsp cummin
1/2 kg fresh uncooked prawns, cleaned and shelled
1 coconut
2 large onions, finely sliced
1 inch piece of ginger, finely sliced
4 cloves garlic, finely sliced
2 green chillies, finely sliced


Skin and chop the tomatoes then pass through a sieve to remove seeds.
Grind together the turmeric, peppercorns, cloves and cummin.
Extract a thick and thin milk from the coconut.

Fry the onion, ginger, garlic and chillies in a little oil until onions are slightly brown.
Add spice mix and fry for 30 second or so.
Add the prawns (if using cooked prawns add at the end of the cooking) and fry for a few minutes.
Add the tomato juice and cook for 5 minutes.
Add the thin coconut milk and cook for 5 minutes.
Add the thick coconut milk and cook until the sauce is thick.

Serve with rice.