recipe 15

Shrimp Curry


15 min


15 min


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recipe 15

This is a subtle yet richly flavored curry that complements shrimp perfectly. A very authentic taste, and a very easy meal to prepare when you are in a hurry. Use fresh large shripms for this curry. Serve this with plain rice and stir-fried vegetables.


  • 1 ‏lb (500 g) fresh large shrimp, shelled and cleaned
  • 1 ‏tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1/3 ‏cup (80 ml) oil
  • 2 ‏tablespoons minced onion
  • 3 ‏cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 ‏teaspoon ground numeric
  • 1 ‏tablespoon dried chili flakes
  • 2 ‏small tomatoes, cut in wedges
  • 1 ‏green finger-length chili, halved lengtwise
  • 1/2 ‏teaspoon salt
  • 2 ‏tablespoons chopped coriander leaves (cilantro)


Marinate the shrimp in the fish sauce for at least 15 minutes. Heat the oil in pan and stir-fry the onion and the garlic for 5 minutes till fragrance. Stir in the turmeric, lower the heat and add the chili flakes, tomato, green chili and salt. Cook for 6-8 minutes stirring to a paste. Add the shrimp and coriander leaves and cook for another 3-4 minutes, stirring frequently, till the shrimp are done.


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