Sunday, January 6, 2013

Prawn curry

In my last post i told you about how to prepare prawn chilly, in this post we will see how to prepare Indian prawn curry. This is a spicy curry yet not hot. This can be well served along with rice, nan or chapati or any other flat bread.

This recipe was given to me by my landlord where i used to stay during my school days. At one point of time our mess was close and i had still some days left to go home, thats wen she prepared this and also shared its secret recipe , i absolutely love this prawn curry,  Here is its RECPIE:
This will serve Three
Cooking time - 30 mins

  • Prawn - 250Grams(washed, deveined and dried)
  • Boiled Potato-5(cut into cubes) (optional)
  • Lemon juice - 1 TBSP
  • Onion- 1 large chopped
  • Spice mix(Turmeric- 1 Tsp, pepper powder- 1 Tsp, cumin powder-1/2 Tbsp, Coriander Powder- 1 Tbsp)
  • Green chilli- 2
  • Ginger garlic paste- 1/2 Tbsp
  •  Salt as per taste
  • Oil for cooking
  • Tomato puree - 1 medium sized tomato
  • Garam masala(cloves, cinnamon, cardamom )
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add all the garam masala.
  • Add chillies and onions.
  • saute onion until golden brown.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and fry for 2 minutes.
  • Prepare a paste with tomato puree+ spice mix+ Salt.
  • Add this paste and fry until oil gets separated from the fried masala.
  • Add the boiled potatoes.
  • Add the prawns .
  • Add lemon juice. Mix well.
  • And then add 1/2 cup of water. Adjust the amount of water as per the consistency of the gravy
  • Cover the pan and let the dish simmer for 5 minutes at low heat.
  • Turn off the heat and sprinkle coriander leaves all over.
Serve hot with rice or chapati.... enjoy!!!!
Happy cooking :-)
For the chapati:
By: Sushmita Pandit


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  2. An herbal sea food! Wow! Thanks for this wonderful Prawn recipe! It is a healthy version and at the same time looks yummy and makes me mouth-watering to taste it now itself. Will surely give it a try! I am sure everyone who comes across this classic would do the same too! You can also try Gongura Prawn Pickle / Sorrel Prawn Pickle from Sitara Foods.


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