5 Innovative Prawn Recipes That Will Leave Every Seafood Lover Wanting More!

If you love prawns, this one is for you!


Madras Prawn Curry JFW magazine



 1 tsp coriander seeds
5-6 fenugreek seeds
2 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp mustard seeds
2 dried red chillies
5 cloves
1 tsp turmeric
750 gm small peeled prawns
8 tbsp coconut cream
2 tsp tamarind concentrate
3 tbsp tomato puree
1 large thinly sliced onion
2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
2 tbsp chopped fresh coriander leaves
3 tbsp lemon juice


  1. Make a paste out of turmeric powder, ginger-garlic paste, salt and lemon juice and marinate the prawns in it for 15-20 minutes.
  2. In a blender, grind coconut milk with cumin seeds, coriander seeds and fenugreek seeds to a fine paste.
  3. Soak a medium sized ball of tamarind in 4-5 tablespoons of water.
  4. In a saucepan, pour the oil and switch the heat to high. Plop the mustard seeds and as they start to splutter, throw in the cloves and dried chillies.
  5. Now, add the chopped onions, remaining ginger-garlic paste and simmer the heat a bit. Sauté the onions until they brown. Pour the tomato puree and add ½ cup water and cook till the onions become soft.
  6. Then, add the coconut paste and tamarind concentrate and cook until the curry bubbles.
  7. Stir in the prawns and simmer for 10 minutes or until the prawns turn pink and are soft.
  8. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve the prawn curry with rotis or steamed rice.

Serve with rotis, rice or puris. 

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