Thursday, September 07, 2017

Prawn curry recipe | How to make prawn curry | Prawn masala recipe - Video Recipe

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Prawn Curry Recipe

Today's recipe is a delicious prawn curry recipe, that goes divine with steamed white rice. It tastes more yummier than restaurant style gravies. All the sea food lovers, enjoy this spicy prawn curry that is very easy to prepare. To make this prawn curry we just need the basic ingredients that would be available in our kitchen. Check out this quick video recipe and am sure this prawn masala to become your family favorite too!

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  • Prawns - 1/2 kg
  • Gingely oil - 3 tbsp
  • Mustard - 1/4 tsp
  • Split urad dal - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin - 1/2 tsp
  • Onion - 1
  • Tomato - 2
  • Turmeric pwd - 1/4 tsp
  • Red chilli pwd - 2 tsp
  • Coriander pwd - 1 tsp
  • Cumin pwd - 1/2 tsp
  • Fenugreek pwd (vendayam) - 1/2 tsp
  • Tamarind - small ball
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh curry & coriander leaves


  1. Wash and clean prawns and deshell it.
  2. Devein the prawns and set aside.
  3. Slice onions, tomato, drumstick (optional), curry leaves and set aside.
  4. Wash and soak small ball of tamarind in 1/2 cup of water for 10 mins.
  5. Extract thick tamarind juice out of it and set aside.
  6. Heat oil in kadai or frypan.
  7. Add mustard, cumin, split urad dal and curry leaves.
  8. Wait to splutter.
  9. Add finely sliced onions and salt.
  10. Saute until onions turn transculent.
  11. Add ginger garlic paste (optional) and saute for a minute.
  12. Add tomatoes and cook until oil separates.
  13. Add turmeric pwd, red chilli pwd, coriander pwd, pepper pwd, cumin pwd, fenugreek pwd and saute.
  14. Add thick tamarind paste and stir. (add sliced drumstick and cook for few minutes by covering with lid - optional)
  15. Add enough water and adjust the curry consistency.
  16. Taste and adjust salt and seasonings.
  17. Cook until the curry thickens.
  18. Add prawns and cook for few more minutes.
  19. Turn off flame.
  20. Garnish with freshly chopped curry & coriander leaves.
  21. Flavorful delicious prawn curry is ready.
  22. It pairs up excellent with steamed white rice or even as a side with roti, chapati, idli, dosa etc.
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