Tiger prawns in yogurt curry | How to make Tiger prawns in yogurt curryby Sujata LimbuCreated on २७ अक्टू. २०१५

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  • By Sujata Limbu
    Created on २७ अक्टू. २०१५

A rich yogurt curry forms the base for this dish that is cooked beautifully with marinated prawns.

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  • Cook Time10mins
  • Serves3People

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Tiger prawns in yogurt curry


  • 250 grams tiger prawns ( tail removed but skin not peeled)
  • Paste Ingredients:
  • 2 cloves of garlic grated
  • 1 inch ginger piece grated
  • 2 green chilles slit
  • 1/2 teaspoon each of cumin and coriander seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 60 ml of creamed coconut or coconut milk
  • Other ingredients:
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 150 ml yoghurt
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Handful of coriander leaves finely chopped (optional)
  • Salt according to taste


  1. Initially start off by preparing the paste, put the garlic, ginger, black peppercorns, cumin and coriander seeds along with turmeric powder into a grinder and blend roughly.
  2. Next, pour in the cocount milk/ creamed coconut and blend to form a smooth paste with texture. If this paste is too thick then you can pour in a little water and dilute this mixture.
  3. Pour this mixture into a bowl, put in the prawns and cover it with this paste nicely. Leave this to marinate for 30-60 minutes or for overnight in the refrigerator.
  4. In a separate bowl, pour the yoghurt along with the lemon zest and coriander leaves. Stir and combine it well.
  5. Heat a pan on medium flame. Pour in the oil.
  6. Once the oil is hot, put in the marinated prawns and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side.
  7. Then, pour in the yogurt mixture, let it simmer and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add salt according to taste and stir.
  8. Serve hot instantly alongside rice for best taste.