Coconut Shrimp Curry Recipe | An Easy Creamy Prawn Malai Curry

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Coconut shrimp curry recipe
Coconut shrimp curry

Last Updated on November 23, 2021 by Sultana Parvin

Prawn or shrimp is a highly delicious and lucrative foodstuff. Its deliciousness can be increased if you can cook well with a recipe like a prawn or shrimp malai curry. The coconut shrimp curry recipe is practiced in South Asian countries particularly in Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan whereby flavor and attraction of the dish are increased.

Cooking of creamy prawn curry recipe does not need much time. It is an easy shrimp curry cooking, provided you follow the step by step adding the ingredients as mentioned in this recipe. The coconut curry shrimp can increase the attention and attraction of your guests if you serve the Indian prawn curry item at a family party.

Preparation time20 minutes
Cooking time20 minutes
Total time40 minutes
Servings10
Coconut shrimp curry recipe

Shrimp Malai Curry

Yield: 10
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 kg shrimp (12-15 prawns in one kg)
  • 2 tablespoon garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 3 medium onion slices
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • ½ cup mustard oil
  • 1 tablespoon ghee (clarified butter)
  • 1 cup Water
  • 5-6 green chili

Instructions

  1. Remove skin, legs, hairs, and dirt of prawns keeping about 1-2 inch skin at the tail part. Wash and keep the prawns aside.
  2. Heat the cooking pan on the burner. Try to take a flat cooking pan like a frying pan. Add mustard oil and heat it for one minute. Then add onion slices to the oil and fry it until tender. Add ginger paste, garlic paste, chili powder, turmeric powder, and salt to the onion mixture. Stir it for 2 minutes. Add one cup of water to the condiment mixture.
  3. Put prawns after boiling the condiment mixture and stir gently. Keep on medium heat until oil comes out of prawns. Add coconut milk, green chilies, and a little bit of water.
  4. Keep on medium heat for about 5-6 minutes. After the gravy is thickened add ghee, and sugar to the prawn mixture and cook for more than one to three minutes.
  5. When the gravy is equal to the prawns switch off the burner and take prawn malai curry with gravy to a serving dish.

Ingredients for coconut shrimp curry

  • 1 kg shrimp (12-15 prawns in one kg)
  • 2 tablespoon garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 3 medium onion slices
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • ½ cup mustard oil
  • 1 tablespoon ghee (clarified butter)
  • 1 cup Water
  • 5-6 green chili

How to cook Fish Malai Curry

Step 1

Remove skin, legs, hairs, and dirt of prawns keeping about 1-2 inch skin at the tail part. Wash and keep the prawns aside.

Coconut shrimp curry recipe
Prawn

Step 2 

Heat the cooking pan on the burner. Try to take a flat cooking pan like a frying pan. Add mustard oil and heat it for one minute. Then add onion slices to the oil and fry it until tender. Add ginger paste, garlic paste, chili powder, turmeric powder, and salt to the onion mixture. Stir it for 2 minutes. Add one cup of water to the condiment mixture.

Step 3 

Put prawns after boiling the condiment mixture and stir gently. Keep on medium heat until oil comes out of prawns. Add coconut milk, green chilies, and a little bit of water.

Step 4 

Keep on medium heat for about 5-6 minutes. After the gravy is thickened add ghee, and sugar to the prawn mixture and cook for more than one to three minutes.

Step 5 

When the gravy is equal to the prawns switch off the burner and take prawn malai curry with gravy to a serving dish.

Coconut shrimp curry recipe
Prawn malai curry

Serve coconut shrimp curry recipe with rice or pulao or itself.


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