Prawn Chettinad Curry | How to make Prawn Chettinad Curry

By Sweta Shet  |  10th Nov 2016  |  
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About Prawn Chettinad Curry Recipe

A spicy curry that can be made with chicken as well.

Prawn Chettinad Curry, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Prawn Chettinad Curry by Sweta Shet will definitely help you in its preparation. The Prawn Chettinad Curry can be prepared within 30 minutes. The time taken for cooking Prawn Chettinad Curry is 30 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Prawn Chettinad Curry step by step. The detailed explanation makes Prawn Chettinad Curry so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Prawn Chettinad Curry can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Prawn Chettinad Curry from BetterButter.

Prawn Chettinad Curry

Ingredients to make Prawn Chettinad Curry

  • Prawns- 250 gms, cleaned
  • onion- 1 large sized, finely chopped
  • tomato- 1, finely chopped
  • Green chilli- 1
  • ginger-Garlic paste- 1/2 tsp
  • tamarind paste- 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder- 1 tsp
  • turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  • coriander powder- 1/2 tsp
  • curry leaves- a handful
  • mustard seeds- 1/4 tsp
  • hing a pinch
  • salt as per taste
  • To roast and grind:
  • cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp
  • fennel seeds- 1/2 tsp
  • fenugreek seeds- 1/4 tsp
  • coriander seeds- 1/2 tsp
  • Black peppercorns- 5
  • cinnamon- 1 inch piece
  • cloves- 3
  • poppy seeds- 1/2 tsp
  • mace- a small strand
  • Green cardamom- 1 peeled
  • Red chillies 4-5
  • oil- 2 tbsp

How to make Prawn Chettinad Curry

  1. Roast the spices under 'roast & grind' and keep it aside to cool. Then grind it to a fine powder form.
  2. Chop the onion, tomato and green chilli finely.
  3. Heat oil in a pan. Put in mustard seeds and let it splutter. Then add in the hing and curry leaves.
  4. Next, add in the onions and green chilli. Fry till the onions are soft.
  5. Now add in the tomato, tamarind paste, ginger-garlic paste, chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric. Cook till the tomatoes are soft.
  6. Put in the prawns, salt and grounded masala powder. Pour in about a cup of water. Simmer till the prawns are cooked and the gravy is a little thick.
  7. Serve it hot with rice.

Reviews for Prawn Chettinad Curry (2)

Ayesha Sayyeda year ago


Hema Mehraa year ago

I tried it, it was yummy...thx for sharing

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