How to make Simple Prawn Curry -

It’s simple but it is simply marvelous.Simple Prawn Curry-It's simple but it is simply marvelous. Prawns are quick in cooking and they take not more than 15 minutes to get cooked and they taste delicious in any form of cooking

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Prawns (प्रॉन/कोलम्बी/झींगा),

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Seafood

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Simple Prawn Curry

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Simple Prawn Curry Recipe

  • Prawns 18-12 medium

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Onions 2 medium

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Cloves 3-4

  • Tomatoes 2 medium

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 20-25

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coconut milk 1 cup

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat oil in a non stick pan. Coarsely grind onions, cinnamon, cloves, garlic and tomatoes.

Step 2

Add cumin seeds, curry leaves and ground paste to the pan and saute for 2 minutes.

Step 3

Add turmeric powder and coriander powder and mix well.

Step 4

Add prawns, coconut milk and salt and mix well.

Step 5

Cover and cook for 5 minutes or till the prawns are done. Serve hot.

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