A Prawn Curry Recipe by Lakshmi Nair

15 Dec

Prawn Dum Dum

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Prawns Curry


  • Prawn -1/2 kg
  • Onion(chopped) -4
  • Tomato paste -1/2 cup
  • Garam Masala -1 tsp
  • Kasoori methi powder-1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1tsp
  • Kashmiri chilly Powder-1 tbsp
  • Coriander powder ? 1/2 tsp
  • Cashewnut or Almond paste – 2 tbsp
  • Salt
  • Coriander Leaves


  1. Wash and devein prawns.
  2. Heat oil in a kadai and fry chopped onions till brown in color.
  3. Add ginger-garlic paste and fry till the raw smell goes.
  4. Add turmeric powder , chilly powder,coriander powder and tomato paste and saute well.
  5. Then add prawns with little quantity of water and boil for 6 mins.(Don’t overcook prawns as they tend to become tough on overcooking)
  6. Add salt and kasoori methi powder.
  7. Add cashewnut or almond paste dissolved in 1 cup of water to get a thick gravy and add it to the curry and cook for 2-3 mins.
  8. Garnish with Coriander Leaves.

One Response to “Prawn Dum Dum”

  1. SoulEating says:

    This looks really delicious but I have a “dum” question!

    Is cashew or almond paste like cashew or almond butter??