Monday, 22 December 2014

Prawns and Green Mango Curry

Prawns in green mango curry is easy to make and is one of the tastiest and delicious curry with fresh spicy flavours

  • Fresh prawns 500 gm (cleaned)
  • Raw mango 1 nos small size
  • Grated coconut 1/4 cup of a coconut
  • Coconut milk 1/4 cup thick
  • Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder 1/4 tsp
  • Green chilli 4 nos slitted
  • Shallots. 4 nos thinly sliced
  • Coconut oil. 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
  • Dry red chilli 2 nos
  • Curry leaves. A few
  • Salt as required


Clean and devein the fresh prawns.

Marinate the cleaned prawns with little chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt for at least 10 to 15 minutes.

Peel the raw mango and slice the flesh into small lengthy pieces. If the mango is too sour, use only half a mango. In case the raw mango is not sour enough we can add 1 piece kudampuli or a little tamarind extract while boiling the gravy.

Grind the grated coconut with 1 tsp red chilli powder and 2 shallots to a very fine paste. 

In a clay pot or any deep pan, add the sliced mango pieces, slit green chillies, few curry leaves, turmeric powder, coriander powder finely ground coconut paste and salt. 

Pour around 1 to 1 1/2 cups of water and boil this gravy on medium flame for about 5 to 6 minutes.

Add marinated prawns and cook covered for about 5 to 6 minutes until the prawns are done.  Add coconut milk, few more curry leaves and mix well.

Check for salt and switch off the flame.

Heat oil in a small pan and splutter mustard seeds. Add sliced shallots, curry leaves , dry red chillies and sauté well for few seconds pour the seasoning over the prawns curry and mix well. Cover and keep for 10 minutes. 

Serve hot with rice.


  1. the receipe sound easy... and luks good too. will try

    1. Thanks Nimmi.. Try, I'm sure you will like it.

  2. Replies
    1. Try and let me know Chechi and Chetten


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