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Prawn and Cashew Vindaloo

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 3-4 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Indian


Prawn and Cashew Vindaloo is a type of Indian curry dish made out of prawns and cashews, vindaloo in general is regarded as a very hot and spicy dish so have a glass of water by your side when you try this.


  • 500g prawns, shelled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup cashew
  • 1 tbsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds, ground
  • 2 tsp chilli powder
  • 6 pcs green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp honey
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • salt
  • oil
  • chopped cilantro, to garnish


  1. In a pan add oil and then cook onions until soft.
  2. Add the turmeric, mustard seeds and chilli powder, continue to cook until fragrant.
  3. Add the coconut milk, desiccated coconut, honey and green chillies, bring it to a boil then simmer for two minutes.
  4. Add the prawns and cashew then simmer until prawns are cooked, it will take roughly around 5 minutes.
  5. Add vinegar then season with salt. Turn heat off then serve garnished with cilantro.