Pineapple Prawn Curry by

Pineapple Prawn Curry

  • Author: My Heart Beets


This tropical shrimp curry is both sweet and savory. The fresh pineapple helps balance the spices in this dish.


  • 1 pineapple, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 15 curry leaves
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 pound shrimp/prawns, peeled and deveined
  • Cilantro, optional for garnish


  1. Puree the pineapple chunks in a blender and set aside.
  2. Melt coconut oil in a sauté pan over medium heat.
  3. Add mustard seeds and once the seeds begin to splutter, add the curry leaves and garlic. Stir-fry for 30 seconds, then add the spices and pineapple puree to the pan. Cook for two minutes, then add the shrimp.
  4. Cover the pan and cook until shrimp are cooked through, about 56 minutes.
  5. Garnish with cilantro.