January 10, 2006

Prawns curry recipe

We love the freshness, natural flavor, and succulence of the prawns. The best part of the amazing prawns is that it is very tasty when cooked with any of the ingredients. We cook prawns in a myriad number of ways. Here is one of our most easiest methods of cooking prawns. We have cooked prawns curry for you today.

Prawns curry recipe
Serves - 4
Preparation time - 15 minutes

Ingredients:
Prawns – ½ kg, shelled and deveined
Onions – 2, medium size, finely sliced
Ginger – 1/2-inch piece, finely chopped and crushed
Garlic – 3 beads, whole, crushed
Curry leaves – a sprig
Turmeric powder – ¼ teaspoon
Chilli powder – 1 teaspoon
Garam masala powder – 1 teaspoon
Green chillies – 4, fresh, medium size, medium hot, sliced length-wise
Yogurt/curd - 2 cups
Salt – 1 teaspoon or adjusted to taste

Method: Heat oil in a fry pan and when very hot put in the onions, ginger, garlic, and curry leaves. When onions turns limp, add the turmeric powder, chilli powder, garam masala powder and fry for a minute. Add the prawns and yogurt along with half a cup of hot water and stir well. Bring slowly to the boil; toss in the green chillies and salt. Simmer and cook the prawns for approx 5 minutes or until prawns are well cooked. Serve hot and enjoy!.

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10 Comments:

Blogger Melissa CookingDiva said...

Oh Yes, prawns are delicious! We are very lucky to have abundance of fresh fish and seafood here in Panama. Will try your recipe next time of really nice ones. Hugs,
M

1/10/2006  
Blogger Sury said...

Delish! A must-cook recipe. I have started appreciating prawns only recently and am always on the lookout for variations. So thanks for this one, VKN :)

1/10/2006  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I tried this prawn recipe of yours.Easy to prepare when you are in a hurry.My R liked the masala very much but since the prawns where not very fresh the masala could not be absorbed by the prawns.Tried many of your other recipes.Just perfect and very very tasty.Keep up the good work and waiting for many more recipes from you.

4/13/2007  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

simple and delicious recipe

11/12/2007  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

easy and tasty......best for singles..ha ha

7/12/2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

tried it today.....easily available ingredients.....easy to cook and tastes great.....just a small suggestion...a little bit of sugar creates a nice balance without making it sweet....looking forward to more such recipes..

1/14/2011  
Anonymous Imran said...

Tried it... simple recipe, tastes good.

5/03/2011  
Blogger Feroz said...

This recipe was a winner, thanks, made my dinner, literaaly :)

9/06/2011  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love this recipe! I was worried about adding yogurt, so I divided the masala in 2 parts and made shrimp with n without yogurt. Both turned out great! Now everytime I make shrimp, I make two batches of shrimp - fry (without yogurt) and curry (with yogurt)

3/12/2012  
Blogger NIRANJANI RAVEENDRAN said...

This was one of the most delicious recipe. Looking forward to more such recipes.

2/03/2013  

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