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Prawn Malai Curry Recipe

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Prawn Malai Curry Recipe

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  • Non Veg
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    • 40 min
    • Serves 4
    • Medium

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    This is a popular Bengali curry that’s often prepared for special occasions. Prawns are cooked in thick coconut gravy with whole aromatic spices. Serve with lime rice for a sumptuous meal.

     

    Health Benefits:

    1. Prawns provide low fat source of proteins.
    2. Prawns provide your body with unsaturated fat. This helps improve blood cholesterol levels.
    3. Prawns contain omega-3 fatty acids which help in reduction of inflammation, risk of heart disease, cancer, arthritis and help in the functioning of the brain.
    4. Prawns are a source of vitamin B-12, B-6 and niacin.
    5. The coconut milk provides your body with quick energy.
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    How to Make Prawn Malai Curry

    1. Clean prawns with salted water to draw out excess water. Drain.
    2. Mix the prawns with 1/4 tsp. turmeric, pinch salt, some chopped onion, pinch ginger paste, and cumin seeds. Marinate for 30 minutes. 
    3. Grind the remaining onion and ginger paste to make a smooth paste.
    4. Heat ghee in a pan. Fry prawns in the pan until they turn brown. Transfer prawns to a bowl.
    5. Heat oil in the pan.
    6. Add cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves and sauté for few seconds.
    7. Add onion-ginger paste and cook on low heat for 5 to 6 minutes.
    8. Add remaining turmeric, chilli powder, garam masala, and salt and sauté for few seconds.
    9. Add coconut milk and little amount of water. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes.
    10. Add green chillies and prawns and cook 5 minutes. Garnish with chopped cilantro leaves and coconut flakes.
    11. Serve with rice.

     

    Pack this recipe and keep it warm in a smart and attractive lunch box known as the Vaya Tyffyn. My favorite is the golden one but there are others like the graphite, maple, wool, cheetah, black and denim.

    Bhavani

    Bhavani is chiefly a food blogger and a performer and trainer of classical South Indian music. When she's not writing or singing, she interests herself with vegetarian cooking, DIY crafts, and spending time with friends and family.

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