Pineapple Prawn Curry

Pineapple perfectly balances the heat of this curry. Add any of your favorite vegetables to make it your own.


  • 400 ml (1½ cup) coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger root
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 400 g (2 cups) pineapple, peeled, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 200 g (7 ounces) shell on shrimp
  • 200 g (2 cups) frozen peas, thawed
  • 100 g (⅔ cup) spring onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 4 Tablespoons water
  • 300 g (1½ cup) basmati rice, cooked


  1. Place coconut milk, ginger, garlic, pineapple, garam masala, and curry powder into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1 or the Puree setting. Start the machine, slowly increase to its highest speed, and blend for 45 seconds; or start the machine and allow the Puree program to complete.
  3. In a large skillet, heat the vegetable oil over high heat and add the shrimp. Cook shrimp three-quarters of the way through, and add the peas, spring onions, and blended sauce mixture. Bring to a simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Combine cornstarch with water and stir into the sauce.
  5. Simmer an additional 5 minutes.
  6. Serve over basmati rice.