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Make A Delicious Prawn Curry Dish

Make A Delicious Prawn Curry Dish

No matter the weather, a delicious, hearty curry is always a great idea for a mouth-watering meal time. In the middle of the summer season, you’ll welcome the cooling sweat formed on your brow thanks to the fiery flavour of a beef madras curry. By the time winter comes around with its frosty weather, a spicy curry is an ideal way to add some warmth to your day in a flavourful way. Nothing quite beats cosying up to a delectable hot curry to help you fight off the winter blues.

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And when you combine a love of curry with a craving for seafood, the answer is diving into a brimming bowl of sensational prawn curry. The robust flavours of a good spicy prawn curry dish will transport your tastebuds to the vibrant coastlines of the country and give you a taste of our local best. Combining the fishy flavours of our shores with fragrant, robust spices and the finest inland produce, a prawn curry is perfect for giving you a flavourful food experience of the best of local cuisine.

How Do You Make A Delicious Prawn Curry?

The beauty of a prawn curry, or any curry for that matter, is that while curries are packed with rich, complex and robust flavours, they require few ingredients and are mostly quite simple to prepare. What matters most is perfecting the cooking of your ingredients - meat, vegetables, curry sauce - and developing a well-balanced spice blend to flavour your curry.

You can’t have a delicious curry without a well-balanced spice blend at its core. But getting the balance of flavours just right is the trickiest part when it comes to making a mouth-watering prawn curry.

Fortunately, you don’t have to worry about becoming a spice expert because there is a tried and trusted household name renowned for its expertise in blending spices - Rajah. With Rajah’s range of the finest quality curry powders and pure spice blends, infusing your prawn curry dish with robust, delightful flavour is made easy.
So when it comes to answering, ‘How do you make prawn curry tasty?’, the response should always be with Rajah’s Curry Powders and Pure Spice Blends.

Easy Prawn Curry Recipes

With making a delicious prawn curry comes the question of ‘what spices go in prawn curry?’. The spices you’ll need depend on your taste. If you enjoy milder spice notes in your curry, then the Rajah Flavourful and Mild Curry Powder or Rajah Medium Curry Powder are the perfect powders to provide gentle heat and generous flavour to your dish. If you’re craving a more fiery heat, then the Rajah Hot Curry Powder is sure to get the job done.

With the spices sorted, here are the other ingredients you’ll need for a delectable prawn curry.

  • Cooking oil
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Green chillies
  • Ginger
  • Curry leaves
  • Coconut milk
  • Vegetable stock
  • Chopped tomatoes
  • Peeled prawns

With this list and your Rajah curry powder in hand, you have everything you need for a delicious prawn curry. So now let’s get into the preparation.

Making Your Prawn Curry

1. Heat a large pot on medium to high. Dice your onion, garlic and ginger and add to the pot, with a little bit of oil, until their fragrances are released.

2. Add your tomatoes and your Rajah curry powder, stir and add the vegetable stock. Pour in your coconut milk. Season with salt and pepper. Allow to cook for 10– 15 minutes until oil appears on the surface.

3. Then add the prawns and cook for 2 - 3min.

4. Remove from the heat and serve with a side like naan bread or basmati rice.

To perfect your prawn-curry-cooking skills, try out these seafood-inspired recipes and enjoy the satisfying spicy flavours.
Try this classic Seafood Curry Pot recipe for a scrumptious seafood feast or give Chef Benny’s Fish, Prawn & Mussel Masala Curry a try for a masterful take on the traditional prawn curry.

Why a Prawn Curry Is Good For You

As if the robust, hearty flavour wasn’t reason enough to dine on this dish, another reason to indulge in this dish is that it’s good for you too. Prawns offer a number of health benefits - they are a great source of protein, low in carbohydrates and fat, and rich in minerals like potassium. So the next time you tuck into a flavourful prawn curry, you can enjoy the rich flavours and satisfying heat with the knowledge that it’s good for you.

So get into the kitchen and get creative with your own take on this flavourful, fishy favourite today.

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