Prawns Malai Curry Recipe

This delicious, mild curry is so easy to make. The word 'malai' means cream, but this curry gets its creaminess from coconut Nestlé A+ Milk. This is a recipe from Bengal, which is famous for its seafood. Serve it with steamed basmati rice.

Nutritional info

  • 4.0 gm
  • 22.7 gm
    Total Fat
  • 3.2 mg
    Vitamin C
  • 371.8 mg
  • 0.6 mg
  • 6.2 gm
  • 243.8 kcal
  • 46.6 mcg
    Vitamin A
40.0 Gm(40.0 gm) Prawns
1/2 Chopped Cup(78.0 gm) Tomato
1/4 Chopped Cup(28.0 gm) Onion
1.0 Chopped Tbsp(3.0 gm) Coriander Leaves
2.0 Chopped Tsp(5.0 gm) Garlic
1/2 Cup(129.0 gm) Cream
1.0 Tsp(5.0 gm) Tomato Ketchup
1/2 Powder Tsp(1.0 gm) Red Chilly
1/2 Tsp(0.88 gm) Jeera Powder
1/2 Tsp(0.82 gm) Dhania Powder
1/2 Tsp(1.0 gm) Saunf
1/2 Tsp(2.0 ml) Lemon Juice
1/4 Tsp(0.93 gm) Rai
1/4 Tsp(1.0 gm) Salt
2.0 Tsp(7.0 ml) Oil
30.0 Ml(30.0 ml) Water
  • Heat 2 tsp oil in a kadai.

  • Add ½ tsp saunf, 1/4th tsp rai, 2 tsp chopped garlic and saute till light brown.

  • Add 1/4th cup chopped onions and saute till transparent.

  • Add 12tsp red chilly powder, ½ tsp dhania powder and ½ tsp jeera powder. Mix well.

  • Add 40 g prawns, prepared tomato puree, 1 tsp tomato ketchup, ½ tsp lemon juice and mix.

  • Add 1/4th tsp salt and water as required. Allow it to cook.

  • Garnish with 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves.

  • Add 1/2 cup fresh cream and warm it slightly.

  • Serve hot with rotis, parathas or rice.