Goan Prawn Curry | How to make Goan Prawn Curry

By Moumita Malla  |  10th Apr 2016  |  
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About Goan Prawn Curry

It is a popular dish of Goa, here prawns are cooked in coconut milk and other spices. The delicious Goan curry tastes great with steamed rice.

Goan Prawn Curry is delicious and authentic dish. Goan Prawn Curry by Moumita Malla is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Goan Prawn Curry is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is 10 minutes and it takes 20 minutes to cook it properly. Goan Prawn Curry is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Goan Prawn Curry. Goan Prawn Curry is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Goan Prawn Curry is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of healthy nutrients. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this restaurant style Goan Prawn Curry at your home.

Goan Prawn Curry

Ingredients to make Goan Prawn Curry

  • Prawns (Medium sized) - 500 grams (washed and cleaned)
  • Oil - 1/4 cup
  • Curry leaves - 5
  • Coconut milk - 2 cup
  • Onion-1 (chopped )
  • Kokum - 2 flakes (special ingredient of Goan cuisine, if you do not find it, then use tamarind pulp - 2 tablespoon)
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric - 1 teaspoon
  • Vinegar - 1 teaspoon
  • Ingredients for ground masala
  • Garlic - 5 cloves
  • Ginger - one inch piece
  • Cloves - 4
  • Coriander seeds - 1 teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Kashmiri red chillies - 4
  • Coconut - 1/2 cup grated

How to make Goan Prawn Curry

  1. Marinate prawns with salt, 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder and vinegar.
  2. Combine all the ingredients of ground masala and make a paste using little bit of water.
  3. Heat oil in a pan, add curry leaves and chopped onion, fry until light brown.
  4. Add ground masala and fry, add vinegar, tamarind or kokum .Add salt and turmeric powder.
  5. Cook for 2-3 minutes on low flame until the prawns are done.
  6. Add coconut milk, bring it to boil. When it starts boiling, simmer it for 2 minutes.
  7. Add skin of kokum to add some more flavour, switch off the gas.

My Tip:

You can make this recipe by using any sea fish even with chicken also.

Reviews for Goan Prawn Curry (3)

Divyanshu Das7 months ago

A popular dish I have been missing for quite a while since I left goa. Thank you for sharing this.

Silence Mover2 years ago


Shilpi lala2 years ago

Love prawn curries and will surely try this :D