Brians Favourite Prawn Curry

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Karen Elizabeth

A simple, quick and delicately spicy Prawn Curry, it is my husbands favourite. I recently served it with #195501 Rice Chile Verde by Engrossed, and that is the way Brian now wants this meal! Edited to add : thank you to Jan for pointing out that the cooking instructions for the prawns were WAY out! I've corrected this, sorry about that! :D

Top Review by JustJanS

We are big curry eaters and very critical of them when we make them. This was good, but didn't make either of us go WOW! I could never cook a prawn for 10-15 minutes, so made the sauce, simmered it for 15 minutes, then added in the prawns and green pepper (mine was actually red) for 3 minutes. Both were cooked perfectly for our tastes. After I tasted the finished sauce, I thought it was "too tomatoey" and added 3/4 cup of light cocnut cream which cut it and pleased us.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fry onion in oil or ghee until just tender. (3 to 4 minutes).
  2. Add cinnamon stick, cardamoms, cloves and bay leaf.
  3. Fry for one minute and then add ginger and garlic pastes.
  4. Add chilli, cumin, coriander and salt. Fry for half a minute.
  5. Add chopped green pepper and tomatoes, then bring to boil.
  6. Turn down heat and simmer for 10 - 15 minutes.
  7. Add prawns and let them 'poach' in the sauce for three minutes or so, or until done.
  8. Add chopped green coriander leaves and chopped chillies.
  9. Serve with rice.

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