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Spicy Prawn Curry Recipe Indian Style | Quick Shrimp Curry Recipe

An easy and quick Spicy Prawn Curry Recipe Indian Style prepared with a very few ingredients & a perfect side dish to rice, roti or any Indian flatbread.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian (South Indian)
Author: Padma Veeranki


  • For Marination:
  • 300 grams Prawns shelled, de-veined and cleaned
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • For gravy:
  • 1 Tablespoon Oil
  • 1 Large Onion finely chopped
  • 2 Green Chillies finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Ginger Paste
  • A sprig of Curry leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garam masala Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 Tablespoon Coriander leaves finely chopped


  • Take cleaned prawns in a bowl and marinate with ingredients under the section "For marination". Mix well and let it sit for 10 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.
  • Add the chopped onions and green chillies. Sauté till translucent.
  • Now add the ginger-garlic paste and curry leaves, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and mix well. Sauté for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add the marinated prawns, required salt and mix well.
  • Cook on medium heat for 3 minutes.
  • Now add 1/2 cup of water and cook further covered for 5-7 minutes on medium heat.
  • Finally add garam masala powder, mix well. and turn off heat.
  • Garnish with coriander.serve hot with hot white rice, chapatis/rotis or any flat bread.