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Saraswat Prawn Curry  Recipe

Prawns sauteed with onion and cooked in a typical saraswat coconut masala

This recipe is contributed by Member neelima patkar.

Preparation Time : 16-20 minutes

Cooking time : 11-15 minutes

Servings : 4

Saraswat Prawn Curry

Main Ingredients

Prawn (small), Coconut




Main Course_Seafood

Level Of Cooking



  • Prawn (small) shelled and deveined
  • Coconut grated
  • Onion finely chopped
    1 medium
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Turmeric powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • For masala
  • Oil
    2 teaspoon
  • Coriander seeds
    1 1/2 teaspoon
  • Black peppercorns
  • Onion chopped
    1 teaspoon
  • Tamarind paste
    1 tablespoon
  • Red chilli powder
    1 1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt
    to taste


Step 1

Grind together the grated coconut, coriander seeds, black peppercorns, chopped onion, tamarind paste, red chilli powder and salt into a smooth masala.Heat oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 2

Add onion, salt and turmeric powder. Mix well and cook on medium heat until onion turns light brown.

Step 3

Add prawns, ground masala and sufficient water to get a curry consistency.

Step 4

Stir to mix and cook for two minutes.Dissolve the atta in a little water and add to the prawns.

Step 5

Mix well, adjust the salt and add red chilli powder.

Step 6

Mix again and cook for another two minutes. Serve hot with steamed rice or phulkas.

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