Coconut Prawns

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Brick Lane Cookbook

Brick Lane Cookbook

By Dina Begum

Published 2018

  • About

Fish and seafood are staples in Bangladeshi cuisine. For many of the immigrant population who moved to the East End a good fish/seafood selection is a pre-requisite for any good grocery store. Most of the produce is frozen as it’s imported from Bangladesh but you can use fresh British prawns here and the flavour won’t be compromised. This is a lovely recipe: simple to make, flavourful and lightly fragrant. The coconut milk gives the dish a creamy sweetness and mustard seeds, a classic Benga