Shrimp Coconut Sauce called Patio

Served with Dhan Dar or Khichri 

Ingredients

  • 1 lb shrimp

  • 2 medium onions finely chopped

  • 1/2 cup Spring onions

  • 1/2 cup Spring garlic

  • 3 sprigs of Curry leaves

  • 3 medium tomatoes pureed

Dry masala / spice powders 

  • 1/2 tsp Haldi / Turmeric

  • 1/2 tsp Chilli powder

  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper powder

  • 1/2 tsp All spice / garam masala powder  or as per taste.

Grind together :

  • 1/2 cup grated Coconut

  • 1 cup Kothmir / Cilantro

  • Green chillies as per taste.

  • 1 tbspn Jeera / Cumin

  • 1-1/2 tbspn Dhaniya /Coriander powder

  • 5 cloves Garlic

  • 2 medium Onions

Method

  • Heat oil in a pan.

  • Add curry leaves & sauté.

  • Add finely chopped onions & fry till light golden brown

  • Add little besan / gramflour & sauté

  • Add ground masalas & all above-mentioned dry masala powders except Garam masala powder.

  • Sauté till oil separates.

  • Add tomato puree, spring onions & spring garlic with greens & mix. Let it dry.

  • Add all spices / Garam masala powder & salt. Mix well.

  • Add shrimps & let it cook with little water till done.

  • Add vinegar & sugar to taste (optional)

More recipes for Fish and Parsi Seafoods in my cookbook – Parsi Cuisine: Seafood (Volume 1) Paperback

7 Comments Add yours

  1. Cyrus Baria says:

    It would be nice if quantities of the various spices are included. Can you advise please. I would love to try it

  2. Rita says:

    Hi Cyrus,
    Khordad mahino Hormazd Roj Mubarak

    From Sheroo aunty : I’m giving below the approximate quantities. Please do adjust according to your taste & understanding. Thanks.

    PRAWNS-COCONUT PAATIYO

    Prawns 350 gms.

    2 medium onions finely chopped.
    Spring onions & greens 1/2 cup.
    Spring garlic & greens 1/2 cup.
    Curry leaves about 3 sprigs.
    Tomato puree of 3 medium tomatoes.
    Besan / Gramflour 1 tablespoon.

    Dry masala / spice powders :
    Haldi / Turmeric 1/2 tspn.
    Chilli powder depending on spiciness of the chillies & as per taste.
    Black Pepper powder 1/2 tspn.
    All spice / garam masala powder 1/2 tspn or as per taste.

    Grind together :
    Coconut 1/2.
    Kothmir / Cilantro 1 cup.
    Green chillies as per taste.
    Jeera / Cumin 1 tbspn.
    Dhaniya /Coriander 1-1/2 tbspn
    Methi / Fenugreek seeds 1/4 tspn.
    Rai / Mustard seeds 1 tspn.
    Saunf / Fennel seeds 2 tspns.
    Garlic 5 cloves.
    Onion 2 medium.

    Heat oil in a pan. Add curry leaves & sauté. Add finely chopped onions & fry till light golden brown. Add little besan / gramflour & sauté. Add ground masalas & all above-mentioned dry masala powders except Garam masala powder. Sauté till oil separates. Add tomato puree, spring onions & spring garlic with greens & mix. Let it dry. Add all spices / Garam masala powder & salt. Mix well. Add prawns & let it cook with little water till done. Add vinegar & sugar. Garnish with kothmir / cilantro. Have it with chapattis or dhaan-daar.

  3. Cyrus Baria says:

    Many thanks

  4. Rita says:

    Thank you for pointing this out to us.
    fyi, Changed the whole recipe above so you can print it out if needed.
    Best regards,
    Rita

  5. Firdosh Nogama says:

    You mention spring garlic and greens, what is greens?

  6. Rita says:

    Hi Firdosh,
    So there are 2 parts of the sping garlic (leelu lasan). First is the white bulb and second is the greens.
    Do send a picture of the Prawn Patio when you make it. It will be a delight.
    Best regards,
    Rita

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