Prawn Curry (Awadhi Style) Recipe

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Prawn Curry (Awadhi Style)
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A royal delicacy from Awadh, this dish is absolutely sensational. The prawns are first cooked in ghee till they're nice and crisp and then in a yogurt-based gravy along with fenugreek seeds and leaves, ginger-garlic paste, red chilli and garam masala. They're best enjoyed with steamed rice.

Ingredients of Prawn Curry (Awadhi Style)

  • 700 gms prawns
  • 250 gms curd
  • 5 gms yellow chilli powder
  • 200 gms onions
  • 30 gms ginger garlic paste
  • 50 gms oil    
  • 5 gms red chilli powder
  • 2 gms fenugreek seeds  
  • 5 gms fenugreek leaves
  • 5 gms turmeric powder
  • 5 gms garam masala powder
  • Coriander, chopped
  • Ginger juliennes to garnish
  • Desi ghee
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Prawn Curry (Awadhi Style)

  1. Clean and wash the prawns, set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add fenugreek seeds followed by ginger-garlic paste. Saute it all for a while, at least till the aroma goes away.
  3. awadhi prawns1-400.jpgAdd chopped onions, fry till they turn translucent.
  4. Now, add the red chilli, turmeric powder, fenugreek leaves and garam masala. Saute for a few minutes.
  5. awadhi prawns2-400.jpgOnce the masalas have blended well, add prawns.
  6. awadhi prawns3-400.jpgAdd whisked yogurt and stir continuously to avoid curdling.
  7. awadhi prawns9-400.jpgPour ghee on top of the curry, season with salt. Garnish with coriander leaves and ginger juliennes.
  8. awadhi prawns10-400.jpg
Key Ingredients: Prawns, Curd, Yellow chilli powder, Onion, Garlic paste, Oil, Red chilli powder, Fenugreek seeds, Fenugreek leaves, turmeric powder, garam masala, Coriander, ginger juliennes, desi ghi, Salt