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Easy Prawn Malai Curry

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 10-12 - medium sized prawns.
  • 2- Bay Leaves - 2.
  • 2 tbsp - Onion paste.
  • 1.5 tsp - Ginger paste.
  • 1 tsp - Garlic paste.
  • 2 tbsp - Tomato puree.
  • 1/2 cup - Coconut milk.
  • 1 tbsp - ghee.
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder.
  • 1 tsp - chilli powder.
  • salt to taste.
  • 1/2 tsp - sugar.
  • 1/2 tsp - Garam Masala powder (cardamom, Cloves and cinnamon).
  • coriander Leaves.
  • 3 tbsp - cooking oil (mustard oil preferable).

How to Make

  • Wash and pat dry the prawns.
  • Sprinkle salt and turmeric powder on them.
  • Keep it aside.
  • Heat cooking oil in a frying pan.
  • Fry the prawns till it turns light golden.
  • Leave them aside.
  • Add two bay leaves in the remaining oil (while it's still hot from frying).
  • Add onion, ginger and garlic paste carefully into the oil and stir for a minute.
  • Add tomato puree, turmeric powder, chilli powder, sugar and salt and stir till oil gets separated from the mixture.
  • Add the prawns now and mix with them well.
  • Slowly add the coconut milk and then add half a cup of water and bring it to boil in low heat.
  • When the curry thickens, spread the ghee and garam masala powder evenly all around the pan.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice / naan.