- Serves: 4
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Effort: easy
- 1 tsp black peppercorns
- 1 tbsp maldive fish flakes, or sea salt
- 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped
- 1-2 tsp chilli powder
- 1/2-1 tsp paprika
- 1 coconut, grated
- 1 lime, juice
- naan breads, shop bought
Tips and Suggestions
Coconut graters are cheap and effective tools for preparing this recipe get hold of them online or in Asian cooking supply shops.
Paul Merrett uses shop-bought naan bread or pops down to his local Sri Lankan restaurant and buys some of theirs.
1. In a pestle and mortar make a paste with peppercorns and fish flakes. Add onion, garlic, chilli and paprika and pound some more with a pinch of salt.
2. Add coconut and mix until combined. Add lime and salt to taste. Serve with curries and naan bread on the side.
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