Prawn Malai Curry with kaaju

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves:2
Rated : 4 Stars
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Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 10 - Prawn (medium sized).
  • 1 - Bay leaf.
  • Whole Garam masala: (laung-3, choti elaichi -3, daalchini - 1 inch piece).
  • 1/2 tsp - whole jeera.
  • 1.5 tsp - sugar.
  • 3 tbsp - Onion paste.
  • 1 tsp each - Ginger & Garlic paste.
  • 2 tbsp - Tomato puree.
  • 50 g - Curd (whisked).
  • 8-10 - Kaju, made to a paste.
  • Milk of 1 coconut.
  • 1 tsp - Kashmiri chilli powder.
  • 1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder.
  • 1.5 tsp - Turmeric powder.
  • 1 tsp - garam masala.
  • Salt.
  • 4 tbsp - ghee.
  • 1 heaped tbsp - coriander (chopped).

How to Make Prawn Malai Curry with kaaju

  • Shell, de-vein, and wash prawns.
  • Mix 1/2 tsp salt & 1/2 tsp turmeric powder.
  • In a kadai, heat 2 tbsp ghee. Fry the prawns till pink. Keep aside.
  • In the remaining ghee, add the remaining 2 tbsp ghee.
  • Add 1 tsp sugar. Let it caramelise.
  • Add bay leaf, crushed garam masala, whole jeera.
  • After the jeera crackles, add onion paste.
  • Saute for 2-3 mins.
  • Add garlic paste. Saute for 1 minute and add ginger paste.
  • Fry till ghee floats to the top.
  • Mix the chilli powders and 1 tsp turmeric powder in a little water and pour it in the kadai.
  • Fry for a couple of minutes.
  • Mix the tomato puree, kaju paste and curd. Add it to the kadai. Mix well.
  • Add the coconut milk. Let it boil.
  • Now add the prawns. Boil for 2 mins.
  • Take out the prawns from the gravy, let the gravy boil till it turns semi-thick. Add salt (to taste), 1/2 tsp sugar. Mix.
  • Add the garam masala. Mix well and check seasoning.
  • Return the prawns to the gravy, cook till the gravy turns thick and ghee comes out.
  • Serve sprinkled with chopped coriander.