Creamy Prawn Curry with Papaya

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 400 g - freshly cooked and peeled Prawns
  • 2 tbsp - white wine or cider Vinegar
  • 1 tsp - ground cumin
  • 2 tsp - ground coriander
  • 1 tsp - ground Turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - freshly milled black pepper
  • 3 tbsp - Sunflower oil
  • 125 g - Onions
  • 1" piece - fresh root ginger, peeled and grated
  • 6 - small Cloves of garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 250 ml - warm water
  • 2-4 - fresh green chillies, seeded and sliced lengthwise
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 90 g - creamed Coconut
  • 2 tbsp - fresh coriander leaves, chopped
  • 200 ml - fresh Cream
  • 2 - Papayas

How to Make Creamy Prawn Curry with Papaya

  • Put the prawns in a mixing bowl and add salt and vinegar. Stir and mix well. Set aside for 10-15 minutes.
  • Mix the cumin, coriander, turmeric, chilli powder and black pepper in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Heat oil over medium heat and fry the onions gently until they are pale golden (for about 8-9 minutes). Stir continuously.
  • Add the ginger and garlic and fry for 1 minute.
  • Add the mixed ground spices and fry for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add water, fresh green chillies, salt and coconut.
  • Simmer until the coconut is dissolved.
  • Add the prawns and cook for 2-5 minutes. This will depend on the type of prawns used - standard prawns, king prawns, tiger prawns etc.
  • Add cream and simmer. Now, add half of the papaya cut into cubes.
  • Add half the chopped coriander leaves and remove from the heat.
  • Put the prawns in a serving dish and garnish with the remaining coriander leaves and papaya slices. Serve with hot naan or rice.