Side Dishes

Prawn Gravy Recipe


Prawn Gravy Recipe – For all the seafood lovers, here is an easy and quick prawn gravy that best pairs with any fragrant rice and phulka, naan or chapathi.

1 large onion
1 large tomato
1 ½ tbsp fresh or frozen coconut
2 pinch turmeric
1/2-3/4 tsp red chili powder
½ tsp coriander powder
½ tsp garam masala
1 tsp ginger garlic paste or grated ginger
250 grams Prawns
1 ¼ cup Water
1 sprig Curry Leaves
1 Garlic Clove
¼ tsp cumin
chopped coriander leaves for garnish
1 ½ tbsp Oil
Slice onions, chop tomatoes, grate or make a paste of ginger garlic. Set aside all these Devein and wash the prawns. set aside Add ¾ tbsp. oil to a pan and fry onions till transparent, add ginger garlic paste and fry till the raw smell disappears. Add tomatoes, add salt and turmeric and fry till the tomatoes turn mushy. Add red chili powder, garam masala, coriander powder and then the coconut. Fry everything well for about 3 to 5 minutes without burning. Cool this and blend with ¾ water to smooth. To speed up the process you can use ice cold water to blend the hot mix. Add another ¾ tbsp. oil to the pan and heat up, add cumin and garlic, when the garlic is lightly roasted add curry leaves and saute till they turn crisp. Add the prawns and fry till the color changes, just for about 2 minutes, for the raw smell to disappear. Pour the ground mixture and add water as needed. Cook till the prawns are cooked, they swirl up when cooked. Do not overcook they turn hard. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve prawn curry with any fragrant rice, biryani or roti, naan or chapathi.


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