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Prawn Gravy Recipe

March 19, 2010 By: admin Category: Non Veg Recipes, Sambar/Gravy No Comments →

Thanks for the recipe contributed by my friend Sumathi.


Prawns – 100 gm

Onion sliced – 1 no

Tomato – 1/2 piece

Turmeric powder – 1 tsp

Coriander leaves and curry leaves – to garnish

Mustard seed – 1 tsp

salt – to taste

To grind:

Coconut – 1 1/2 cup

Red chillies – 10

Sombu ( Big jeera) – 2 tsp

Grind the above with little water


1. Heat oil in a pan, add 1 tsp of mustard seeds allow it to splatter.

2. Add the onions and curry leaves and let onion fry for about 2- 4 minutes until they are pale pink.

3. Then add the tomatoes and the grounded coconut paste along with little water.

4. Let the paste cook for about 10 minutes in low flame, add 1 tsp of turmeric powder and add salt.

5. Cook until oil suspends on top of the gravy.

6. Then add the prawns and cook for 5 – 6 minutes. Do not over cook.

7. Remove from the stove and garnish with coriander leaves.

Do not over cook the prawns as their texture and taste will change.

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