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Andhra style prawn curry

Andhra Style Spicy Prawn Curry is a spicy and tasty prawn curry. I got this recipe from my one of my Telugu friend. She used to bring this curry as side dish for chappathi or roti. Try this spicy prawn curry in Andhra style and enjoy your Sunday dish. 

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Andhra Style Spicy Prawn Curry

Preparation time: 10 min ( +30 min soaking time) | Cook Time: 25 min | Serves: 4
Recipe Category: Side dish | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

andhra prawn curry

I - Marination
Prawns -  400 gms
Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 2 pinch
Lime juice - 1tsp
Salt - a pinch

II - Spices
Fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp
Cardamom - 1
Cloves - 6 to 7
Bay leaf - 1 crushed
Cinnamon stick - 2 inch (Crushed)

III - Gravy
Oil - 3 tbsp
Onion - 2 (medium sized - chopped finely)
Tomato - 2 (chop finely and make into puree)
Ginger paste - 1.5 tsp
Garlic paste - 1.5 tsp
Green chillies - 2 (slit lengthwise)
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/5 tsp
Pepper powder - 1/4 tsp
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 spring
Salt - as per taste
Coriander leaves - for garnishing


1. Clean and devein the prawns. Wash with salt.

2. Marinate the prawns with salt, chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric and lemon juice.
3. Let it sit for 30 min atleast.

3. In a pan, add 2 tsp oil and add the marinated prawns.

4.The prawns oozes out water. Cook the prawns in its own water. Cook for 5 min or till the prawns becomes curly. Remove and keep it aside.

4. In the same pan, add oil, and when hot add the spices one by one.

5. Add the chopped onions, curry leaves, green chillies. Sauté till they become soft. Add the Ginger garlic paste. Fry till they raw smell goes off.

6. Now add the tomato purée, remaining chilli powder, coriander powder, salt, little turmeric. Add the cumin powder.

7. Sauté them nicely, till oil oozes out.

8, Add the cooked prawns. (My prawns are half cooked and leaves out water again)

9. Mix it nicely and cook again adding garam masala and pepper powder. Cook till all water goes off. 

10. Switch off the stove and served hot. 

prawn curry in andhra style

Spicy and yummy, Andhra style prawn curry is ready

1. Taste before adding garam masala and pepper powder, since it becomes more spicy and children cannot eat it.

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3 lovely comments:

Nava K

Mouth watering prawn dish. Love the role play of the spices for the thick gravy.

Home Cooked food

your pictures tempt me to try this , looks yum

Hamaree Rasoi

Delicious and mouthwatering preparation of the prawn curry.

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