"rathu Isso Curry" Sri Lankan Red Prawn Curry

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

Another Sri Lankan recipe from Chamaine Solomon posted after a request from another member. I have had to miss one ingredient from the list as the site does not recognise it, but 1 strip of daun pandan or rampe leaf needs to be added to the other ingredients in the saucepan.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash prawns and remove heads but leave shells on ( in Sri Lanka prawns are cooked with the shell on for better flavour).
  2. Put all ingredients, except lemon juice, into a saucepan and bring slowly to simmering point.
  3. Simmer uncovered for 20 minutes or until onions are soft.
  4. Add lemon juice and stir.
  5. Taste and add more salt or lemon if required.


Most Helpful

Very much enjoyed and easily prepared. This is not a hot curry, and we enjoyed its delicate but pronounced flavours. We had this with recipe#423902, really went together very well. Thanks, Lou Van!

Karen Elizabeth August 29, 2011

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