Prawn Masala Curry

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Prawn masala curry is a South Indian style coconut based prawn curry. Prawn masala curry is easy and quick to prepare with basic ingredients from your kitchen. It is a delicious and rich curry recipe. Perfect with piping hot steamed rice or can even have with chapati, roti, dosa etc.
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Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 3


  • 300 gm Prawns
  • 1 stick Cinnamon
  • 2 Cardamom
  • 2 cloves 2
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 large Onion chopped finely
  • 3 Green Chillies chopped
  • 1 large Tomato chopped finely
  • 1 tsp Chilly Powder
  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/4 cup Coconut finely grated
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 3 tbsps Oil
  • Water as required
  • 1-2 leaves Coriander chopped


  • Heat the oil in a pan. Add the whole spices and let it crackle.
  • Add the onions, green chillies, ginger garlic paste, half of curry leaves and saute for 2 mins.
  • Add the powdered masalas except the garam masala powder. Mix well and saute for a min.
  • Add the prawns, cover the pan and cook in low flame till the water evaporates completely which will take around 5 mins or little more.
  • Add water as required, garam masala powder, grated coconut, remaining curry leaves, mix well.
  • Cook on high flame for around 10 mins stirring occasionally.
  • Adjust the gravy consistency as per your requirement, add lemon juice and take off the flame.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve.

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Akum Raj Jamir
Akum Raj Jamir

A foodie and a passionate cook. Loves everything about food. I love experimenting with food in my kitchen and develop new recipes.

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