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Prawn Green Curry / Shrimp Green Curry

  Shrimp/Prawns 1 Pound
  Salt To Taste
  Turmeric powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic – ginger paste 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice/Lime juice 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped spinach 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated coconut/Frozen grated coconut 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Tamarind paste 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped coriander 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped mint 1 Tablespoon
  Ginger 1 Inch
  Chopped cashew nuts 1 Tablespoon
  Green chilies 5 (Or To Taste)
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Cumin seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Minced garlic 1 Teaspoon
  Onion 1 Medium, finely chopped
  Cumin powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
  Garam masala powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Peel, devein and clean the shrimp. Marinate by adding salt, turmeric, red chilli powder, 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste and lemon juice. Mix well and keep aside for 30 minutes.
Put spinach, coconut, chopped coriander, mint, ginger, cashew nuts and tamarind paste to a blender and blend to a smooth paste by adding about 1/4 cup of warm water. Keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and minced garlic. Saute for few seconds. Add chopped onions and saute until soft. Add 1/4 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute for few seconds.
Add marinated prawns and salt and saute for 2-3 minutes. Add ground paste, cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder and 1/4 cup of water. Mix well and bring it to a boil. Cover and simmer for 5-6 minutes.
Serve hot along with steamed rice or any Indian flatbreads.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
This is one of the recipes from my recipe collection which I had noted down after watching a cookery show long time back.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 274 Calories from Fat 119

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g20.9%

Saturated Fat 3.2 g15.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 172.4 mg57.5%

Sodium 337.6 mg14.1%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.5%

Sugars 3.7 g

Protein 26 g51.6%

Vitamin A 31.3% Vitamin C 73%

Calcium 12.3% Iron 25.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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Prawn Green Curry / Shrimp Green Curry Recipe