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Prawn Malai Curry

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Prawn Malai Curry Recipe, Jinga Sabji, How To Make Prawn Malai Curry Recipe

This delicious, mild curry is so easy to make. The word 'malai' means cream, but this curry gets its creaminess from coconut milk. This is a recipe from Bengal, which is famous for its seafood. Serve it with steamed basmati rice.

About Recipe

Reyyalu koora, Yera Kuzhambu, Chingri torkari


(10 ratings)
22 reviews so far
Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
25 mins
Total time
35 mins
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Shrimp
Servings : 2 persons
Published date : March 18, 2019

Ingredients used in PRAWN MALAI CURRY
• Prawns - 5 numbers.
• Salt - to taste.
• Turmeric powder - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Butter - 4 cube.
• Onions (paste raw) - 2 teaspoons.
• Ginger garlic paste - 1 tea spoon.
• Chilly flakes - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Tomato paste - 2 teaspoons.
• Mustard paste - 1 tea spoon.
• Green chilly - 4 numbers.
• Sugar - 1 pinch.
• Coconut milk - 1/2 cup.
• Garam masala - 1/2 tea spoon.
  • First, marinate the prawn with salt, and turmeric, keep it aside.
  • Take a pan put it on the flame and add butter, then add marinated prawns, cook this prawn (75% done) and transfer it to a plate.
  • In the same butter, add onion paste, ginger garlic paste cook this till raw flavor is gone and add chilly flakes, tomato paste, cook for few minutes.
  • Now add mustard paste, salt, green chilies, a pinch of sugar, coconut milk and then add prawns, cook this for few minutes.
  • Add garam masala powder, switch off the flame, put the lid on for few minutes.

Serve this hot with rice, and chapattis.

Cooking with images Kolbi Rassa , Prawn rasdar, saaru


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rk1271 Posted on Fri May 03 2013

Brilliant man!

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Dhiya Almosawi Posted on Fri May 03 2013

Yummy Delicious & Awesome Recipe...Thank u VahChef

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boundless Posted on Fri May 03 2013

Great recipe!! For my chingri malai curry I use jumbo prawns with the head and shell on..Its a bit of a challenge to devien the prawns with shell one..but when the juices from the prawn head oozes out in the gravy..its just heavenly!!

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japori2000 Posted on Fri May 03 2013

The amount of dishes you prepare is prodigious! I can only imagine the flavor but it must be awesome :)

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tanya saira Posted on Fri May 03 2013

Looks heavenly

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Shovelware Posted on Sat May 04 2013

I really dont know why you have not become FAT right now :\

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Pratibha kunder vast Posted on Sun May 05 2013

Heheh u r awsome chef... Seeing ur videos puts a smile on my face always...

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krazayboo Posted on Wed May 08 2013

Looks good!

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Romila Lal Posted on Tue Jul 30 2013

Yummy recipe.

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