Gourmet Prawn Bunny Chows

Gourmet Prawn Bunny Chows

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The bunny is a traditional Durban fast food meal - this recipe gives it a gourmet twist by using prawns!

  • Recipe serves4 - 6
  • Preparation time25 minutes
  • Cooking time25 minutes


  • 15 ml oil
  • 1 Onion, finely chopped
  • 2 Cloves crushed garlic
  • 4 Tomatoes, grated
  • 1 sachet KNORR Mild Durban Curry Dry Cook-In-Sauce
  • 1 Tin chickpeas, drained
  • 175 g Plain yoghurt
  • 200 ml Water
  • 400 g Large peeled prawns
  • ⅓ Bunch fresh coriander, chopped
  • 20 g Desiccated coconut
  • 2 Foot-long bread rolls, cut in half and hollowed out


  • Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • Place desiccated coconut on an oven tray and lightly toast in a preheated oven for 5 minutes until golden brown then set aside.
  • Heat oil in a large pan and gently sauté the onions and garlic until soft.
  • Stir in the grated tomatoes and allow to cook for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the sachet of KNORR Mild Durban Curry Cook-in-Sauce and allow to cook for 2 minutes stirring continuously.
  • Add the chickpeas, plain yoghurt and water and allow to simmer for 5 minutes so that the sauce can thicken.
  • Add the peeled prawns, stir well and allow to cook on a low heat for a further 8 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir through the fresh coriander.
  • Spoon prawn filling into the hollowed out bread rolls and garnish with toasted coconut and sprigs of fresh coriander.