Prawn kurma (shrimp in spicy indian gravy)

Main Dish
4 servings
15 min
10 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
Prawns-500 g

Onions medium chopped-2

Tomatoes small chopped-2

Green chilly broken-2

Garlic and Garlic paste-1 tablepsoon

Chilly powder-2 teaspoons

Turmeric powder-1/4 teaspoon

Salt to taste


Oil required

Grind to smooth paste


Coriander powder-1 teaspoon

Coconut small piece



Cinnamon small piece-1

Coriander and Mint leaves to garnish


  • Marinade prawns in chilly powder, salt and turmeric for 5 minutes. Heat oil in a Kadai, add onions, ginger-garlic paste, green chilly and saute for few minutes.
  • Add the marinaded prawns, tomatoes and curd and cook for few more minutes.
  • Add the ground paste and enough water to get required consistency. Check the seasoning and cook the korma until the prawns are done.
  • Serve hot with Steamed rice/ Idly/ Roti.


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