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Prawn Malai Curry

Chinu's Kitchen Corner
15 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • West Bengal
  • Side Dishes

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. Prawn - 300 gm
  2. onion - 1 medium sized (finely chopped)
  3. coconut Milk - 1/2 cup
  4. tomato - 1 medium sized (chopped)
  5. ginger and garlic paste - 2tbsp
  6. Red chili powder - 1 tbsp
  7. turmeric Powder - 1/2 tbsp
  8. salt as per taste
  9. Green chili - 2-3 slitted
  10. Bay leaf - 1 nob
  11. cinnamon stick -1 piece
  12. cardamom - 2-3 nobs
  13. Garam masala Powder - 1 tbsp
  14. mustard Oil


  1. First wash the prawn properly cut the sell and cleaned,then remove the veins from all the Shrimps,wash it nicely and keep it aside.
  2. Add 1/2 tbsp of turmeric and salt into the Prawn and marinate it properly and keep it aside.
  3. Heat Mustard oil in a pan and shallow fry all the marinated prawns until it became light golden brown and keep it aside.
  4. In the same pan add another 1 tbsp off oil ,when oil is hot add bay leaf,cinnamon stick,cardamom and chopped onions and saute it until it became golden brown.
  5. Then add the ginger and garlic paste and saute it for few minutes, when raw smells go off add turmeric powder,chili powder,Cumin powder,salt and saute it for another few minutes.
  6. Then add Chopped Tomato and little water let it cook for few minutes .when it starts leaving oil from masala then add the fried Prawns in to it and mix it slowly and cook 2-3 minutes.
  7. Then add the Coconut milk and green chili into it and let it cook with cover in medium flame.
  8. After 5 minutes add little water(as per your gravy requirement) mix it properly and again let it cook for another 5-8 minutes.
  9. Finally add 1/2 tbsp of garam masala into the gravy and mix it nicely then switch off the flame and rest it for another 5 minutes with lid.
  10. Your Prawn Malai Curry is ready to eat. Transfer it to a serving bowl and serve hot with white rice/ Pulao.

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Shikha Roy
Shikha Roy   Feb-13-2018

Deliciously amazing.

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