Malai Prawn (creamy prawn curry)

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    40 min
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This creamy prawn curry is a north Indian delicacy. Eat it with Jeera Rice.

What You'll Need

  • 1 kg large prawns
  • 2 large onions
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 2 green chillies
  • 2 tbsps garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp garam masala
  • 2 tsps coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 3 tbsps single cream
  • 3 tbsps vegetable/canola/sunflower cooking oil
  • Salt to taste

How to Make It

    • Grind the onions, tomatoes, 2 green chillies into a fine paste in a food processor.
    • Heat the oil in a pan and add the paste to it. Fry for a minute.
    • Add the ginger and garlic pastes and fry for another minute.
    • Add the spices and brown masala till the oil begins to separate from it.
    • Add the coconut milk and bring to a boil. Add salt to taste.
    • Add the prawns and cook for another 2 minutes only.
    • Turn off the fire and stir in the cream.
    • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with Jeera Rice or plain boiled rice.