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Prawn Curry (Awadhi Style) Recipe

Prawn Curry (Awadhi Style)

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.

  • Total Cook Time 25 mins
  • Prep Time 05 mins
  • Cook Time 20 mins
  • Recipe Servings3
  • Easy

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)

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Clean and wash the prawns, set aside.
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.
Add chopped onions, fry till they turn translucent.
Now, add the red chilli, turmeric powder, fenugreek leaves and garam masala. Saute for a few minutes.
Once the masalas have blended well, add prawns.
Add whisked yogurt and stir continuously to avoid curdling.
Pour ghee on top of the curry, season with salt. Garnish with coriander leaves and ginger juliennes.
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