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Malai Prawn Curry Recipe

Malai Prawn Curry
How to make Malai Prawn Curry

About Malai Prawn Curry Recipe: This gentle prawn curry with soothing flavours of coconut milk, cinnamon, fresh ginger and yogurt is a celebration for your senses. A perfect dish to prepare in just about 30 minutes! Easy, quick and simple, make this for a dinner party. Pair it with steamed rice for a full meal.

  • Total Cook Time 40 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 30 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Medium

Ingredients of Malai Prawn Curry

  • 1 Kg prawns
  • 1/2 fresh coconut milk
  • 2 onions
  • 2 sticks cinnamon
  • 2 cloves
  • 4 green cardamoms
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 dried red chillies
  • 1 inch fresh ginger
  • 2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 2 tbsp yogurt
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • to taste salt

How to Make Malai Prawn Curry

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Marinate the prawns in turmeric and salt for an hour.
Saute the prawns in hot oil. Remove from the pan.
In the same pan saute whole garam masala and chopped onions for a minute.
Add ginger, sugar, turmeric, red chilli powder and cumin powder.
Add the sauteed prawns, coconut milk, yogurt and salt into the pan.
Simmer for 7-8 minutes. Add ghee and cook the prawns for 2 minutes.
Garnish with chopped coriander and serve hot.

Recipe Notes

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