Prawn Malai Curry Recipe

Prawn Malai Curry Recipe

Prawn Malai Curry goes very well with rice. Learn how to make/prepare Prawn Malai Curry by following this easy recipe.


Preparation Time : 15 mins
Cooking Time : 25 mins
Total Serving : 4
Ingredients For Prawn Malai Curry Recipe :
  • Prawn :     1/2 kg
  • coconut milk :     1 Cup
  • ginger :     1/2 Inch piece
  • onion, chopped :     1 Medium size
  • garlic :     1 Pod
  • Sugar :     2 tsp
  • green chilies :     4 Slit
  • Red chili powder :     1 tsp
  • Bay leaves :     2
  • Whole cardamoms :     2
  • Whole cloves :     4
  • Cooking oil :     1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder :     1/2 tsp
  • Salt :     to taste
  • Water :     as required

Preparation Method for Prawn Malai Curry Recipe :

  • Take the prawns, clean and devein them properly.
  • Apply turmeric powder and 1/2 tsp salt on the prawns.Keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry the prawns until it's light brown in colour.
  • Grind garlic and ginger to make a fine paste and then also grind cardamom, cinnamon and cloves to a fine powder.
  • Heat oil and saute onions till light brown.
  • Put garlic-ginger paste, bay leaf, red chilli powder, green chilies to it and fry for 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Now, put the prawns, coconut milk, sugar, the ground spices, salt and little water.
  • Put on a lid and simmer over medium flame for about 10 minutes.