Malai Prawn Curry Recipe

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Malai Prawn Curry
How to make Malai Prawn Curry
  • Chef: Chef Ishi Neogi, Laidback Waters, New Delhi
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

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 with steamed rice for a full meal.

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

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

Recipe Notes

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Key Ingredients: prawns, fresh coconut milk, onions, cinnamon, cloves, green cardamoms, bay leaves, dried red chillies, fresh ginger, turmeric powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder, cooking oil, yogurt, sugar, ghee, salt