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Ginger Garlic Prawns Curry Recipe | Your Food Fantasy

Ginger Garlic Prawn Curry

A yummy prawn curry made with predominant flavours of ginger and garlic, ready in less than 30 mins.
4.6 from 5 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 Portions
Calories 369 kcal


  • 200 Grams Prawns Cleaned / Washed
  • 2 Onion Medium Size
  • 6 Cloves Garlic
  • 25 Grams Ginger
  • 2 Tomatoes Medium Size
  • 6-7 Leaves Fresh Mint
  • 1.5 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 2 Bayleaves
  • 1 Black Cardamom
  • 1.5 Teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 1.5 Teaspoon Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Prawn Curry Powder Optional
  • 1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder As Per Taste
  • 3 Green chillies As Per Taste
  • 2 Tablespoon Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt As Per Taste
  • 1 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder


  • First chop onions and garlic, subsequently take a pan and add 1 tablespoon oil. When oil is hot, add chopped onion and garlic. Fry this till onion turns brown.
    Frying Onion and Garlic | Ginger Garlic Prawn Curry Recipe
  • Take a bowl/ jar and add mint leaves, large pieces of tomatoes, green chillies and ginger.
    Ginger Garlic Prawn Curry | Prawn Curry Recipe
  • To this jar add the sauted onion and garlic, and then blend to a smooth paste in mixer or using a blender.
    Preparing gravy for Prawn Curry
  • Use the same pan again and add 1 tablespoon of oil, when oil gets hot, add cumin seeds and mustard seeds. Fry till seeds crackle, add bayleaves.
    Prawn Curry Gravy - How to Make
  • Now add garam masala, red chilli powder, coriander powder, black cardamom, and prawn curry powder, and fry for half a minute.
  • Now add the paste created on step 3, add salt and let it cook for 5 mins.
    Prawn Curry Gravy | Ginger Garlic Prawn Curry Recipe
  • Lastly, add prawns and let it cook for 7-8 mins on medium heat. Your curry is now ready. Plate it with garnishing with coriander.


  • Take care when pouring hot onion from pan to jar for blending, contents would be hot.
  • Exercise care on how long you cook prawns, if left on high flame or for long, they would get hard and loose the softness.


Nutrition Facts
Ginger Garlic Prawn Curry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 369 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 252mg84%
Sodium 2220mg97%
Potassium 730mg21%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A 1027IU21%
Vitamin C 41mg50%
Calcium 225mg23%
Iron 9mg50%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword gluten free, Prawns