Capsicum Prawn Curry Recipe | Your Food Fantasy by Meenu Gupta

Prawn Capsicum Curry


What do you do when you are craving for Prawns and want a quick finger licking food? You simply make “Prawn Capsicum Curry” 🙂 This recipe of mine focuses on making a simple non-vegetarian curry without much fuss. All you need is “Prawn and Capsicum“, rest ingredients are something you will find in your kitchen. Capsicum goes pretty well with Prawns and add its flavour over prawns, which makes this dish super delicious. This recipe does not involve any marination. So here is my step by step pictorial recipe to make Prawn Capsicum Curry.

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Serving: 3

Indian Capsicum Prawn Curry Recipe | Your Food Fantasy
Prawn Capsicum Curry
Prawn Capsicum Curry Indian Style | YourFoodFantasy.com
Prawn Capsicum Curry Indian Style

Ingredients:

  1. Prawns – 350 grams (I have used peeled king prawns)
  2. Capsicum – 1
  3. Cooking Oil – 1 tablespoon
  4. Onion – 2
  5. Tomatoes – 2
  6. Green Chillies – 2 (to taste)
  7. Black Cardamom – 2 (Optional)
  8. Ginger – 5 grams (Finely chopped)
  9. Garlic – 3 cloves
  10. Turmeric powder – 1 teaspoon
  11. Mustard Seeds – 1 teaspoon
  12. Salt – to taste
  13. Garam Masala – 1 teaspoon
  14. Coriander Powder – 2 teaspoon
  15. Fish Curry Powder – 2 teaspoon (Optional)
  16. Red Chilli Powder – Optional
Prawn Capsicum Curry Recipe | Your Food Fantasy
Prawn Capsicum Curry

Recipe:

  1. Chop Onions, Tomatoes, Capsicum (long length), garlic cloves and ginger.

    Ingredients for Prawn Capsicum Curry | YourFoodFantasy.com
    Ingredients for Prawn Capsicum Curry
  2. Keep your Prawns ready (Washed and cleaned).

    Prawns for Prawn Capsicum Curry | Indian Curry Recipe | Your Food Fantasy
    Prawns for Prawn Capsicum Curry
  3. Add Oil in a pan and keep on heat till Oil is really hot and add chopped Onions, follow this by adding ginger and garlic. Saute till Onion is light brown and garlic should have cooked too to get rid of raw garlic smell.

    Frying Onion for Prawn Curry | Prawn Capsicum Recipe
    Frying Onion for Prawn Curry
  4. Add chopped tomatoes and black cardamom (I love the fragrance of cardamon, but you can skip this if you may wish).

    Adding Tomatoes | Prawn Capsicum Curry Recipe
    Adding Tomatoes | Prawn Capsicum Curry
  5. Add turmeric powder and rest of spices, and let it fry for about 30 seconds, now add Capsicum (Bell Pepper) to it. Let it cook for about 2 mins.

    How to Make Prawn Capsicum Curry
    Adding Capsicum | Prawn Capsicum Curry
  6. Add prawns now.

    Prawn Capsicum Curry Recipe | YourFoodFantasy.com by Meenu Gupta
    Adding Prawns | Prawn Capsicum Curry Recipe
  7. Mix it well and let it cook for 2-3 mins. Add Salt and red chillies, add 150ml water and steam it by putting lid for 5-6 mins.

    Prawn Capsicum Curry Recipe | Your Food Fantasy
    Prawn Capsicum Curry Recipe
  8. Your “Prawn Capsicum Curry” is ready. Serve it with rice or bread of your choice.
Prawn Capsicum Curry | YourFoodFantasy.com
Prawn Capsicum Curry

 

Key Notes:

  1. Be careful to not overcook prawns, or they will become hard.
  2. Use light flame / heat, high heat will mean prawns would get hard on surface.
  3. You can add other spices too like star anise, bayleaves, cloves for additional flavour.
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