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King Prawn Curry


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  • Garam Masala:
  • 2 tbsp white poppy seeds
  • 4 tbsp grated coconut
  • 3cm piece fresh ginger
  • chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • chopped
  • 2 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 cardamom pods
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 tbsp water
  • Curry:
  • sunflower oil
  • 2 red onions
  • sliced
  • 2 tsp chilli powder
  • 2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 175g Cooked king prawns
  • 2 sprigs fresh curry leaves
  • handful fresh coriander leaves
  • to garnish
  • steamed rice
  • to serve


servings 2
Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Combine the ingredients for the garam masala and blend to a fine paste.

Step 2

Heat some sunflower oil in a pan until hot and add the red onion, frying until soft. Add the garam masala paste and fry for a minute or so until fragrant.

Step 3

Add the chopped tomatoes, salt, turmeric, curry leaves and chilli powder, mix well and simmer for 5 minutes or so, then add the prawns. Simmer until heated through without overcooking and serve with steamed rice and garnished with the coriander.

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