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Friday, 17 July 2009

King prawn Curry

King Prawn Curry is one of the dish i often prepare, because its so easy and yumm. Here is the recipe just for you.
Ingredients :

Raw King Prawn - 500g ( Washed and cleaned)
Big onion - 2 ( Chopped finely)
Tomatoes - 2 ( Chopped)
Ginger and Garlic paste - 5 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 stem
Coriander leaves - hand ful ( Washed and cleaned)
Oil - To fry
Salt - To taste
Coriander/ dhaniya powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Chilly powder - 1 - 2 tsp ( According to the spice you prefer)
Garam Masala - 1 tsp

Preparation :

* Take a pan, add 3 - 5 tsp of oil and 1 chopped onions and fry till golden brown.
* Then add the 1 chopped tomato and fry it well. ( Close the lid and cook till the tomato go soft and cooked).
* Then add the curry leaves, coriander leaves and fry for few mins.
* Now keep it aside till it get cool. Then grind it to fine paste adding water.
* Now take another pan, add 1 - 2 tsp of oil, and fry the felt over chopped onions and tomatoes.
* Then add the ginger and garlic paste and fry till the raw smell disappears.
* Now add the grinded paste and mix well.
* Add chilly powser, turmeric powder, coriander powder and salt and fry to 5 mins.
* Add 1/2 cup of water and the prawns to it and allow it to cook with the lid open and keep stiring it very often making sure it does not stick to the pan.
* Cook till the prawn is cooked ( Add water if neccessary)
* Now once the prawn is cooked the oil will start to come out. At this stage add the garam masla and mix well

Thats all the yummy King prawn curry is ready to be served. Enjoy..............

TIPS : The frozen prawn may smell more comparing to the fresh ones. So to wash such prawn add 2 tsp of vineger and 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder to 1 litre of water, and wash the prawn in this. This will hep to get rid of the smell.


  1. Wow the prawn curry is looking yummy , i dont eat prawn i think i can adopt this masala with mushroom

  2. Wait for me...I go get some steamed rice....

    Angie's Recipes

  3. Hi Angie, sure i will wait, but come soon plzzzzzzzzzzzz

  4. Thanks pavithra, Yeap this masala will go very good with your mushroom too. Let me know how it came out.

  5. wow that color is enough to tempt those who see it......i'm drooling i guess!!!!

  6. It looks tempting and yummy...though my husband is allergic to it, should try it out for my

  7. Thnaks Aruna.......And what you said is true. When ever i make this, the plate gets empty very soon.

  8. Hi shaista, thanks for popping in and giving your comments. Yes........that really good to try for some time. Please do let me know you wonderful feedback too...

  9. I tried this recipe today and it came out so yummy and tasty that my hubby could not stop eating.Its easy as today was the first time i tried any prawn recipe.Thanks a lot

  10. Hey Anonymous...I am glad that i was of help and your really loved making my recipe and your hubby too move and enjoyed eating. Do come back and leave your wonderful comments and keep giving your support