Kerala Prawn Soup Recipe

Kerala Prawn Soup is a flavorful and aromatic soup made with fresh prawns, coconut milk, and a blend of spices. This traditional South Indian dish is known for its rich and creamy texture, balanced with the tanginess of tamarind and the heat of green chilies. The prawns are cooked in a fragrant broth made with onions, ginger, garlic, and spices, creating a delicious and comforting soup that is perfect for any time of the year.

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Ingredients for Kerala Prawn Soup Recipe

  • 250 gram Prawns, Peeled And Deveined
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/2 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 inch Ginger, Grated
  • 2 cloves Cloves Of Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 200 milliliter Coconut Milk
  • 1/2 tablespoon Tamarind Paste
  • 1 cup Water
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as needed Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Kerala Prawn Soup Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat oil in a large pot and sauté onions, ginger, and garlic until golden brown.
  • STEP 2.Add the spices - turmeric, coriander, cumin, and red chili powder - and cook for a minute.
  • STEP 3.Add the prawns and cook until they turn pink and are cooked through.
  • STEP 4.Pour in the coconut milk, tamarind paste, and water. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • STEP 5.Season with salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  • STEP 6.Serve hot with steamed rice or crusty bread.

Cooking Tips

  • Use fresh prawns for the best flavor and texture.
  • Adjust the spice level according to your preference by adding more or less chili powder.
  • For a thicker soup, you can add a tablespoon of rice flour mixed with water to the soup while simmering.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover soup can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the soup on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and a squeeze of lime juice for an extra burst of flavor.
Nutrition
value
780
calories per serving
43 g Fat61 g Protein33 g Carbs12 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    43g
  • Protein
    61g
  • Carbs
    33g
  • Fiber
    12g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    33g
  • Protein
    61g
  • Fiber
    12g

Fats

  • Fat
    43g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    292mg
  • Iron
    6mg
  • Vitamin A
    287mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    6mg
  • Vitamin B6
    810mg
  • Vitamin B9
    7124mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    34mg
  • Vitamin E
    10mg
  • Copper
    2mcg
  • Magnesium
    161mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    736mg
  • Selenium
    58mcg
  • Zinc
    5mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp