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Prawn Pathia   HT   Indian   MC  30mins



Serves  4      Hot  Shellfish   Seafood   Main Course  Curry  Curries  Gluten Wheat Free  Eggless  Ind  India  Asia  Asian




2 Large Onions, sliced

4 tbsp Vegetable Oil

50g/2oz Coarse Grade Desiccated Coconut

1 teasp Chilli Powder

2 teasp Paprika  

2 Bay Leaves

2.5cm/1 inch stick Cinnamon  

1 teasp Garam Masala

2 teasp Fenugreek

25g/1oz Fresh Ginger, thinly sliced

100g/4oz Tomato Purée

300ml/10fl.oz. Natural Yoghurt

450g/1lb Fresh Shelled Prawns (shrimp)




1. Heat the oil in a large pan, add the onions and fry until golden brown.

2. Add the coconut and continue to cook until lightly coloured then stir in the chilli powder, paprika, cinnamon, bay leaves, garam masala, fenugreek and ginger. Mix well and cook for 1 minute.

3. Stir in the tomato purée and yogurt. Add a little water if necessary to make the sauce the consistency of a thick yoghurt then bring to the boil.

4. Reduce the heat and add the prawns. Mix well, cover and simmer for 15 minutes. If the sauce is too liquid after that time, remove the lid and allow some of the water to evaporate. Serve hot.




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