Palak Methi Prawns

Seafood with greens – a nice way to serve prawns. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Palak Methi Prawns
Main Ingredients Prawns (kolambi/jhinga), Spinach leaves (palak)
Cuisine Fusion
Course Main Course Seafood
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Palak Methi Prawns

  • 250 grams Prawns (kolambi/jhinga) peeled and deveined
  • 25-30 Spinach leaves (palak)
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh fenugreek leaves (methi) chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 medium Onion chopped
  • 7-8 cloves Garlic
  • 1 inch piece Ginger roughly chopped
  • 3 Green chillies
  • 1/3 Raw mango roughly chopped
  • 5-6 Fresh mint leaves
  • to taste Salt
  • a pinch Turmeric powder


  1. Heat oil in a non stick pan, add onion and saute. Grind garlic cloves, ginger, green chillies, raw mango and fresh mint leaves in a mixer to a coarse paste.
  2. Put the paste in a bowl and add salt. Rinse the mixer jar with 2 tbsps water and add to the bowl.
  3. When the onions turn light golden, add fenugreek leaves and continue to saute. Add prawns to the bowl and mix well.
  4. Chop spinach leaves roughly and add to the pan. Add salt and mix. Add turmeric powder and mix and saute till almost dry.
  5. Add prawns and mix and cook on high heat till the prawns are done. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 514
Carbohydrates 53.2
Protein 27.04
Fat 19.4