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 milk. This is a recipe from Bengal, which is famous for its seafood. Serve it with steamed basmati rice.

Nutritional info

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40 Gm(40.0 gm) Prawns
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1/2 Cup(78.0 gm) Tomato (Chopped)
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1/4 Cup(28.0 gm) Onion (Chopped)
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2 No.(3.0 gm) Garlic(Chopped)
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3 Tbsp(39.0 gm) Cream
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1 Tsp(5.0 gm) Tomato Ketchup
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1/2 Tsp(1.0 gm) Red Chilly (Powder)
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1/2 Tsp(1.0 gm) Saunf
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1/2 Tsp(0.88 gm) Jeera Powder
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1/2 Tsp(0.82 gm) Dhania Powder
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1/2 Tsp(2.0 ml) Lemon Juice
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1/4 Tsp(0.93 gm) Rai
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1 Tbsp(3.0 gm) Coriander Leaves (Chopped)
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1/4 Tsp(1.0 gm) Salt
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2 Tsp(7.0 ml) Oil
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As Required(30.0 ml) Water
  • Preprep

    Blend 1/2 cup tomatoes to make a puree. Keep aside.

  • For prawns malai curry

    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 tbsp fresh cream and warm it slightly.

  • Serve hot with rotis, parathas or rice.