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Prawn Masala curry.

Latha Nair
10 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Prawn Masala curry. RECIPE

Prawns with roasted coconut gravy . A good sidedish for plain rice.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • Kerala
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. Prawns 2 to 3 cups
  2. tamarind pulp 2 tbsp
  3. turmeric
  4. salt
  5. To roast,
  6. coconut oil 1 tbsp
  7. Grated coconut 1 1/2 cups
  8. coriander powder 1 tsp
  9. Red chillies 8
  10. Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp
  11. Small onion 10
  12. For seasoning ,
  13. Small onion 8 chopped
  14. coconut oil 2 tbsp
  15. Curry leaves


  1. Take a pan & heat oil. Add coconut,red chillies & small onion. Fry well till coconut turns golden brown. Then add coriander powder & chilli powder. Stir on low flame for a few seconds. Remove .
  2. When cold, grind to a fine paste.
  3. Take a big kadai. Add turmeric , tamarind , salt,& 2 cups of water to the prawns. Cook prawns till half cooked.
  4. Then add ground Masala. Add some more water if needed. Cook till prawns r well cooked.
  5. Curry should be in pouring consistency.
  6. Heat oil in a small kadai. Put chopped onion & curry leaves. Fry well & add to the curry.
  7. Serve hot with rice.

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Hema Mallik
Hema Mallik   Mar-12-2018


Menaga Sathia
Menaga Sathia   Mar-11-2018

The colour itself tempting...

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