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1. No African country names begin with the letters F, H, I, J, O, P, Q, V, W, X, or Y.

2. Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent.

3. African tech startups raise billions of dollars annually, seven African start-ups were included in the World Economic Forum 2021 cohort of 100 Technology Pioneers.

Prawn South African Seafood Curry Recipe

Prawn South African Seafood Curry Recipe

Prawn South African Seafood Curry Recipe



Prawn curry with coconut milk is a spicy South African Indian curry recipe is a typical dish of Indian South Africans.  The diverse Indian population in South Africa is concentrated in Kwa-Zulu Natal's largest city, Durban, which has the most substantial Indian population in Africa.  South Africa as a whole also has a substantial Indian population, with over 1 million people of Indian descent. Indian influences the local culinary landscape popular dishes include curry, and an intrinsic Durban dish called prawn curry.

Prawn South African Seafood Curry Recipe

Prawn curry with coconut milk

Ingredients

6 fresh prawns cleaned and shelled

1 cup coconut milk

2 tablespoons butter

1 yellow onion, diced

1 teaspoon coriander seed

1 teaspoon poppy seed

1 teaspoon cumin seed

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 teaspoon ground turmeric

1 teaspoon ground ginger

½ teaspoon sea salt

2 tablespoons lime juice

Directions

In a large fry pan over medium high heat, add butter, oil, onions and spices, fry until lightly browned. Add the prawns and pour in coconut milk. Simmer for twenty minutes, and add some lime juice. Serve with rice.

Did you know? South Africans of Indian origin comprise a heterogeneous community distinguished by different origins, languages, and religious beliefs. The first Indians arrived during the Dutch colonial era, as slaves, in 1684. English is spoken as a first language by most Indian South Africans, although a minority of the Indian South African population, especially the elders, still speak some Indian languages. These languages include Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Punjabi, and Gujarati. Indian South Africans are predominantly Hindu, but Muslims, Christians, and Sikhs also came to South Africa from India from as early as 1860.


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Africa is surrounded by water but is not an island, here are a few African Island facts.

Madagascar is the 4th large island in the world and is located in the Indian Ocean supporting a unique biology, about 90% of its plants and animals are found nowhere else on earth.

Composed of 155 islands, Seychelles is Africa's smallest country. By far the largest island is Mahe, home to about 90% of the population and the site of its capital city of Victoria.

Cabo Verde has a strategic location 310 miles or 500 km from the west coast of Africa near major north-south sea routes; important communications station; important sea and air refueling site.

Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent. Continents can not be considered islands because of their size and also by historic definition since many people who study geography define islands and continents as two different things.

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