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Prawn Malai Curry with kaaju Recipe

Prawn Malai Curry with kaaju is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Thursday, 30 March, 2017
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 2
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
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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:

    1. Shell, de-vein, and wash prawns.
    2. Mix 1/2 tsp salt & 1/2 tsp turmeric powder.
    3. In a kadai, heat 2 tbsp ghee. Fry the prawns till pink. Keep aside.
    4. In the remaining ghee, add the remaining 2 tbsp ghee.
    5. Add 1 tsp sugar. Let it caramelise.
    6. Add bay leaf, crushed garam masala, whole jeera.
    7. After the jeera crackles, add onion paste.
    8. Saute for 2-3 mins.
    9. Add garlic paste. Saute for 1 minute and add ginger paste.
    10. Fry till ghee floats to the top.
    11. Mix the chilli powders and 1 tsp turmeric powder in a little water and pour it in the kadai.
    12. Fry for a couple of minutes.
    13. Mix the tomato puree, kaju paste and curd. Add it to the kadai. Mix well.
    14. Add the coconut milk. Let it boil.
    15. Now add the prawns. Boil for 2 mins.
    16. 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.
    17. Add the garam masala. Mix well and check seasoning.
    18. Return the prawns to the gravy, cook till the gravy turns thick and ghee comes out.
    19. Serve sprinkled with chopped coriander.




     

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