How to make Prawn and Cauliflower Curry -

Prawns cooked with cauliflower in coconut milk with some spices.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Tiger prawns (टाईगर प्रॉन्स ), Cauliflower (फूलगोभी)

Cuisine : Thai

Course : Main Course Seafood

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Prawn and Cauliflower Curry

Prawn and Cauliflower Curry Recipe Card


Hindi: jhinga
Favourite seafood? Prawns, prawns and more of prawns. A wide variety of small crustaceans, tiny relatives of the lobster, are known as prawns. Prawns are normally translucent when raw but get their distinctive pink or red colour on being cooked. one word of caution – if buying unpeeled prawns, smell for freshness and look for bright, shiny shells that have some spring left in them.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Prawn and Cauliflower Curry Recipe

  • Tiger prawns shelled and deveined 500 grams

  • Cauliflower separated into medium florets 1 small

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Garlic cloves finely chopped 2

  • Bird’s eye chillies finely chopped 2

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Star anise roasted and powdered 1

  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) roasted and powdered 1 teaspoon

  • Coconut milk 2 cups

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 1/2 tablespoon


Step 1

Put prawns in a bowl, add lemon juice and salt, mix well and set aside for fifteen minutes.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick wok, add onion, garlic and chillies and sauté for three to four minutes.

Step 3

Add cauliflower and mix and cook for two to three minutes.

Step 4

Add sugar, powdered star anise and powdered fenugreek seeds and mix well.

Step 5

Add coconut milk and mix again. Reduce heat and cook for ten to fifteen minutes.

Step 6

Add marinated prawns and cook till the prawns are done. Add salt, crushed peppercorns and coriander leaves. Mix and simmer for a minute. Transfer the curry into a serving bowl and serve hot.

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