King Prawn Curry With Spanish Persimon Kachumber

Recipe c/o Spanish Persimon.

King Prawn Curry With Spanish Persimon Kachumber.

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Enjoy this warming, aromatic prawn curry with a chopped Indian salad of persimon, cucumber, avocado, chopped coriander and green chilli.

King Prawn Curry With Spanish Persimon Kachumber

How To Make King Prawn Curry With Spanish Persimon® Kachumber:

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes

Serves 2

You Will Need:

30g butter

1 large onion, chopped

1tsp chopped fresh green chilli

2 garlic cloves, crushed

1tsp ground cumin

2tsp ground coriander

1tsp ground turmeric

1tsp black mustard seeds

400ml reduced fat coconut milk

300g cooked, peeled king prawns, thawed if frozen

1tbsp chopped fresh coriander, plus sprigs to garnish

Basmati rice, to serve

Persimon Kachumber:

1 Spanish persimon, finely chopped

¼ cucumber, finely chopped

1 small ripe avocado, halved, peeled, pitted and chopped

1 green chilli, deseeded and finely chopped

2tbsp chopped fresh coriander

1tbsp lime juice

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

How To Make:

1.) First, make the persimon kachumber by mixing all the ingredients together. Cover and set aside for the flavours to mingle.

2.) Heat the butter in a large frying pan or wok. Add the onion, chilli and garlic and cook gently for 3-4 minutes until soft and golden.

3.) Stir in the ground cumin, coriander, turmeric and mustard seeds and cook for a few seconds, then add the coconut milk and 3tbsp water. Heat until simmering, then cook over a gentle heat for 10 minutes.

4.) Tip in the prawns and cook for 2-3 more minutes. Season and serve with basmati rice, garnished with coriander sprigs, with the kachumber on the side.

King Prawn Curry With Spanish Persimon Kachumber

Cook’s tip: For a quick chicken curry, use 300g cooked chicken chunks instead of the prawns.

King Prawn Curry With Spanish Persimon Kachumber Recipe c/o Spanish Persimon.

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  1. Debbie Roberts - Debs Random Writings
    28th October 2017 / 6:07 pm

    Hi Claire, I had no idea that persimmon were so versatile! I don't particularly like it as a fruit, but I may have to rethink about using it in cooking. The chap opposite has a tree full of them, probably not Spanish though! I do fancy this recipe.xx

    • 29th October 2017 / 4:12 pm

      Thanks for the comment Debbie, whoo let me know if you get to try this 🙂

  2. Anonymous
    2nd November 2017 / 5:50 pm

    I love anything with prawns in. Yum.

  3. Miz Helen
    7th November 2017 / 3:27 pm

    What a great combination with the Persimon. My Grandmother used a lot of Persimon as they grew them on the farm. I pinned this recipe so I can be sure and try it! Thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with us at Full Plate Thursday. Hope you are having a good week and come back to see us real soon!Miz Helen

    • 9th November 2017 / 4:49 pm

      Thanks so much for hosting and stopping by 🙂

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