KOLAMBI CHI KAVALN Maharashtrian Prawn Curry
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Author anubond101 Yield No Value
Published Aug 23, 2012 Cooking Time 25 Minutes
Recipe Type Non Veg-Main Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Ingredient Shrimp Standing Time 25 Minutes
Description: Traditional Maharashtra tangy shrimp curry There are many ways prawns are cooked in different regions its difficult to choose favourate. but this recipe will become one of your favorite after u try this because we add roasted and ground spices and sourness of tamarind will make this dish absolutely delicious.

Recipe of KOLAMBI CHI KAVALN Maharashtrian Prawn Curry

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Tomato Puree 2 Tablespoons
Curry Leaves few Springs
Salt To Taste
Garam Masala Powder 1 Teaspoons
Red Chilli Powder 1 Tablespoons
Turmeric Powder 1/2 Teaspoons
Garlic Cloves 6-8 Numbers
Ginger 1 Piece
Coriander Leaves 2 Springs
Green Chillies 4-5 Numbers
Prawns, Peeled And De-veined 500 Grams
Oil For Cooking
Tamarind Paste 1 Cup
Fresh Grated Coconut 1 Tablespoons


1. Add the prawns in a mixing bowl and add a paste made with green chillies, coriander, ginger and garlic. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala, and salt to taste and mix well and keep aside.  2. Heat oil in pan and when the oil gets hot enough, add curry leaves, 2 tbsp tomato puree and stir well. Add prawns and sauté well.  
3. Add cup water and bring it to a boil. Once boiled, add a cup of tamarind paste and mix. Allow to cook for 5 minutes.
 4. Once the sauce is done and the prawns are cooked, add 1 tbsp of freshly grated coconut, mix and switch off the flame immediately.
5. Finish it off with chopped coriander leaves.

Recipe Tips

You can increase the sourness as per your taste. Do not overcook prawns otherwise they would become chewy and tough.
Posted Aug 23, 2012

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