Source: Good Evening

Tamarind Prawn Curry

Course Dinner
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Curry, Prawn, Tamarind, Tomato
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 people

Ingredients

  • 250 g raw jumbo king prawns deveined and shelled
  • 2 tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 1 tsp black mustard seeds
  • 10 curry leaves
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 2 green chillies deseeded and finely chopped
  • 2 tsp tamarind
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 0.5 tsp ground coriander
  • 0.5 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 0.5 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tsp jaggery
  • 1 tsp shrimp paste or fish sauce

Instructions

  • Heat the rapeseed oil in a cooking pot and add the mustard seeds. When they finishing popping add the curry leaves, stir for 30 seconds then add the chopped onions.
  • When the onions become translucent in colour add the chilli garlic paste and cook for a further 2 minutes.
  • Add the spices and tomato puree and cook for 30 seconds then add the tomatoes, jaggery and shrimp paste. Cook for 10 minutes until thickened and then add the prawns and cook for 3-4 minutes until done.

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