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Prawn Curry is one of the most popular rich dishes in Asian countries. It is called rich food because it is slightly more expensive than most other seafood. There are many ways to prepare prawns and in Asia, we love this Prawn Curry the most. That joyful taste, color & wonderful smell, makes you happy.

Brilliantly combined with beautiful Asian spices this prawn curry can be eaten with food like boiled rice or bread. It takes about 60 minutes (one hour) to complete. Make this Prawn Curry and enjoy it.

Ingredients to make Prawn Curry

These ingredients are used to make prawn season. 500 grams of well-cleaned and washed prawns, 1 Teaspoon salt, 1 Teaspoon black pepper powder, and 1/2 Teaspoon turmeric powder are used.

Ingredients for the curry

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Types of spices used

Other Ingredients used

  • 1 Tablespoon of oil
  • 8 curry leaves
  • 4 pandan leaves
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 4 cloves garlic (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 tomato (chopped)
  • 1 green chili
  • 1 red chili (optional)
  • 1 1/2 cups coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon coriander leaves (chopped)

Let’s make this delicious Prawn Curry using the above ingredients.

To season the prawns

  • Put the cleaned prawns in a bowl and add salt, turmeric powder, and black pepper powder to it. (500 g Prawns,1 tsp Salt,1 tsp Black pepper,½ tsp Turmeric Powder)
  • Mix this well. Cover with polythene for about 20 minutes to season.

For the curry

  • Put a pan on the stove and add oil and heat it over medium. (1 tbsp Oil)
  • After the oil is heated, add curry leaves, pandan leaves (Rampe leaves), cinnamon sticks, cardamom pods, dried chili, and fenugreek seeds into the pan and give it a little stir. (8 Curry Leaves, 4 Rampe leaves (Pandanusamaryllifolius ), 1 Small cinnamon stick, 1 tsp Fenugreek Seeds, 3 Dried chili pods, 4 Cardamom Pods)
  • Now add garlic, onion, and ginger into the pan and saute for about 2 minutes. (1 Onion, 4 Garlic cloves, 1 tsp Ginger)
  • Add curry powder and chili powder mix well and fry for about 2 minutes (Do not burn the spices. Fry on low flame). Add tomato and cook for about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. (1 tsp Curry Powder, 1½ tsp Chili Powder, 1 Chopped Tomatoes)
  • Then add prawns into the pan and fry for about 3 minutes turning occasionally. Now it’s time to add green and red chilies to the saucepan, stirring well. Pour coconut milk and keep cooking for about 7 minutes while stirring. Add salt to taste. (1 Green Chili, 1 Red Chili, 1½ cup Coconut milk, 1 tsp Salt)
  • Once cooked turn off the heat & set aside. Then add lemon juice and coriander leaves into the curry & stir well. (1 tsp Lemon Juice, 1 tbsp Coriander leaves)

Benefits of Eating Prawn

  • Prawn is rich in Omega-3 fatty acids like other seafood. Omega-3 fatty acids improve cardiovascular circulation. So eating Prawn is good for the heart.
  • Prawns have calcium which helps you build strong bones and healthy teeth. That is because Prawn contains calcium.
  • Prawn is rich in vitamin B12. Lack of vitamins can lead to various problems including extreme fatigue, anemia, and even depression. Prawns can be eaten as a vitamin-rich food.

There are many Benefits of Eating prawns and we have mentioned some of them above. Add this delicious prawn curry to the dishes made with prawns

Prawn Curry
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Prawn Curry

Prawn Curry is a delicious Asian curry
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese, Japanese, Korean
Keyword Prawn Curry
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Seasoning time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4
Calories 165kcal
Cost $ 5

Ingredients

season the prawns

  • 500 g Prawns cleaned and washed
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Black pepper

For the curry

  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 8 Curry Leaves
  • 4 Rampe leaves (Pandanusamaryllifolius ) pandan leaves
  • 1 Small cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tsp Fenugreek Seeds
  • 4 Cardamom Pods
  • 3 Dried chili pods
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 4 Garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 tsp Ginger chopped
  • 1 tsp Curry Powder
  • tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 Chopped Tomatoes
  • 1 Green Chili
  • 1 Red Chili
  • cup Coconut milk
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp Coriander leaves chopped

Instructions

To season the prawns

  • Put the cleaned prawns in a bowl and add salt, turmeric powder, and black pepper powder to it.
    500 g Prawns, 1 tsp Salt, 1 tsp Black pepper, ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Mix this well. Cover with polythene for about 20 minutes to season.

For the curry

  • Put a pan on the stove and add oil and heat it over medium.
    1 tbsp Oil
  • After the oil is heated, add curry leaves, pandan leaves (Rampe leaves), cinnamon sticks, cardamom pods, dried chili, and fenugreek seeds into the pan and give it a little stir.
    8 Curry Leaves, 4 Rampe leaves (Pandanusamaryllifolius ), 1 Small cinnamon sticks, 1 tsp Fenugreek Seeds, 3 Dried chili pods, 4 Cardamom Pods
  • Now add garlic, onion, and ginger into the pan and saute for about 2 minutes.
    1 Onion, 4 Garlic cloves, 1 tsp Ginger
  • Add curry powder and chili powder mix well and fry for about 2 minutes (Do not burn the spices. Fry on low flame). Add tomato and cook for about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
    1 tsp Curry Powder, 1½ tsp Chili Powder, 1 Chopped Tomatoes
  • Then add prawns into the pan and fry for about 3 minutes turning occasionally. Now it's time to add green and red chilies to the saucepan, stirring well. Pour coconut milk and keep cooking for about 7 minutes while stirring. Add salt to taste.
    1 Green Chili, 1 Red Chili, 1½ cup Coconut milk, 1 tsp Salt
  • Once cooked turn off the heat & set aside. Then add lemon juice and coriander leaves into the curry & stir well.
    1 tsp Lemon Juice, 1 tbsp Coriander leaves

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