How to make Prawn Curry with Tomato -

Prawns cooked with tomato puree and other masalas. A tomato based prawn curry with potent flavors from a generous use of spices and chilli kick. If you are not a huge fan of spicy food, but still like curry, then this Prawn, Tomato and Coconut Curry is for you.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Prawns (medium) (मध्यम आकार के प्रॉन्स), Tomato puree (टमाटर /टोमाटो प्यूरी )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Seafood

Prawn Curry with Tomato

Prawn Curry with Tomato Recipe Card


Hindi: jhinga
Favourite seafood? Prawns, prawns and more of prawns. A wide variety of small crustaceans, tiny relatives of the lobster, are known as prawns. Prawns are normally translucent when raw but get their distinctive pink or red colour on being cooked. one word of caution – if buying unpeeled prawns, smell for freshness and look for bright, shiny shells that have some spring left in them.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Prawn Curry with Tomato Recipe

  • Prawns (medium) shelled and deveined 1 cup

  • Tomato puree ½ cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder ½ teaspoon

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Dried red chillies 4

  • Cloves 4-5

  • Black peppercorns 4-5

  • Coriander seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Coconut milk 1 cup

  • Green chillies slit 2


Step 1

Take prawns in a bowl. Add salt, turmeric powder and ginger-garlic paste, mix well and set aside.

Step 2

Grind together dried red chillies, cloves, peppercorns and coriander seeds with some water to a fine paste.

Step 3

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add onion, mix and sauté till golden. Add prepared paste, mix and cook for a minute.

Step 4

Add prawns, mix and sauté for a minute. Add tomato puree and mix well. Add some water, mix, cover and cook on low heat for 2 minutes.

Step 5

Add coconut milk, mix and cook on high heat for a minute. Add green chillies, mix and bring to a boil.

Step 6

Serve hot garnished with a coriander sprig.

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