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Malwani Prawn Curry  Recipe

Prawns cooked in a delicious malwani gravy.

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Preparation Time : 21-25 minutes

Cooking time : 26-30 minutes

Servings : 4

Malwani Prawn Curry

Main Ingredients

Prawns (kolambi/jhinga),




Main Course_Seafood

Level Of Cooking



  • Prawns (kolambi/jhinga) shelled and deveined
    16 medium
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Coconut scraped
    1 cup
  • Onions chopped
    4 medium
  • Coriander seeds
    2 teaspoons
  • Turmeric powder
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Garlic chopped
    12 cloves
  • Whole dry red chillies soaked
  • Oil
    3 tablespoons
  • Kokum petals
  • Coconut milk
    1/2 cup
  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped
    2 tablespoons


Step 1

Apply half a teaspoon of salt to prawns.

Step 2

Reserve one tablespoon of coconut and dry roast the remaining coconut and one onion in a thick bottomed kadai over medium heat for two to three minutes, stirring continuously or till coconut turns light brown in colour.

Step 3

Cool the roasted coconut and onion mixture and grind to a paste along with coriander seeds, turmeric powder, half the garlic and soaked red chillies.

Step 4

Marinate prawns in this paste and set aside until required. 

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