Creamy Prawn Curry Recipe

Creamy Prawn Curry Recipe
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The creamy prawn curry uses a wide assortment of spices and coconut milk. The prawn soaks in all the delicious flavors as it slow cooks and the coconut milk lends the curry an unbeatable richness.
Creamy Prawn Curry Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 8.8 / 10 (13 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 500 gms Prawns (cleaned and headless)
  • 1 Inch piece Cinnamon
  • 4 Cloves
  • 4 Cardamoms
  • 1 cup Onion paste
  • 1 tsp Ginger paste
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli powder
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2 cups Coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp Ghee or clarified butter
  • Salt to taste
How to make Creamy Prawn Curry:
  • Smear the prawns with salt and wash well. Then apply some turmeric powder and keep aside for 5 minutes.
  • Heat half the ghee (clarified butter) in a pan and heat the prawns for a moment.
  • Take out the prawns from the pan and keep aside.
  • Now, add the cloves, cinnamon, bay leaves, and green cardamoms. Heat briefly.
  • Mix the onion paste and stir
  • Fry on low heat for about a minutes or till the paste is browned.
  • Add the red chilli paste / powder and ginger paste. Fry briefly on medium heat till the oil evaporates.
  • Add the prawns and coconut milk. And then add salt as required. Apply heat for about 2 minutes.
  • Add the remaining ghee (clarified butter) and cover tight for a little while.

Reviews and Ratings:
hundi Raji majicous posted 26/06/2011
Very nice recipe,we are trying the best prawns harvested from the sea by a pro diver.