Prawn Curry I Honya Gujarati Recipe

Prawn Curry I Honya


500gms raw prawns in tails 
1 tablespoon oil
6 whole cloves
1 cup tomatoes, blended, tinned or fresh 
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1/2 tablespoon tamarind paste
2 teaspoons fresh green chilli, minced
1 teaspoon fresh garlic, minced
1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon garam masala
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 tablespoon fresh coriander, chopped


    Wash prawns and pat dry. In a large frypan, heat oil on a medium-high heat. Add cloves for 30 seconds or until darkened. Add tomatoes, tomato paste and tamarind paste. Simmer for 1-2 minutes.

    Add chilli, garlic, ginger, salt, garam masala and turmeric, stir paste to infuse masala. Add prawns, cover and cook for 10 minutes, or until prawns are cooked through, stirring occasionally.

    Garnish with coriander and serve hot with your choice of bread, rice and / or condiments.