Malabar Prawn Curry Recipe

My friend, who is a professional chef at Oberoi Hotel, gave me this Malabar Prawn Curry recipe. Malabar Prawn Curry is a delicious Indian seafood curry .It is very popular dish in Goa. It is included as a main dish in South Indian lunch and dinner menu . Malabar Prawn Curry goes well with biryani , but it can also be eaten with plain rice . You should try this Malabar Prawn Curry recipe.


Preparation Time8 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In33 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
Speciality, Main Ingredient


 Prawns500 Gram
 Tomatoes100 Gram
 Onion100 Gram
 Ginger15 Gram
 Green chilies10 Gram
 Red chilies5 Gram
 Curry leaves5 Gram
 Turmeric powder5 Gram
 Red chili powder10 Gram
 Red chilly10 Gram
 Coconut milk100 Milliliter
 Tamarind5 Gram
 Oil10 Gram
 Ghee5 Gram

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 207 Calories from Fat 94

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.8%

Saturated Fat 6.8 g34%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 208.4 mg

Sodium 397.3 mg16.6%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.8%

Dietary Fiber 2.5 g10.1%

Sugars 3.7 g

Protein 21 g41.8%

Vitamin A 7.5% Vitamin C 32.5%

Calcium 1.7% Iron 6.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Heat Oil And Ghee.
2. Add Dry Red Chilly (Broken), Curry Leaves And Ginger.
3. Add Chopped Onion And Cook Till Light Brown.
4. Add Turmeric Powder And Red Chilly Paste And Cook For Sometime.
5. Add Chopped Tomatoes And Cook Till It Gets Dried Up Then Add Water And Allow It To Mash (Make Puree Of 2/3rd Of The Mixture Or Whole Of The Mixture)
6. Bring The Puree To Fire And Add Tamarind Pulp And Allow Boiling Now Add Kodum Polli.
7. Add Prawns And Allow Cooking.
8. Finish With Coconut Milk.