Prawn Masala Curry

Freshly made prawn masala curry with cilantro garnish

Prawn Masala Curry Recipe

Prawn Masala Curry is a delicious Indian dish made with flavorful prawns, tomatoes, spices, and coconut milk. Perfect for a busy weeknight or a family dinner on the weekend. Try making it now for a satisfying and nutritious meal.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch, Meal Prep
Cuisine Asian, Indian
Servings4 servings
Calories (per serving)161.47 kcal



  • Put onion, ginger and garlic in a food processor and blend to make a paste.
  • Heat oil in a large saucepan, add onion paste and fry for 8 minutes.
  • Stir in curry paste and fry for 1 minute.
  • Add tomatoes, tomato purée, sugar and cardamom pods.
  • Simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Remove cardamom from curry sauce and blend.
  • Add prawns and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Season and stir in cream and coriander.
  • Serve with basmati rice or naan bread.


Serving: 1servingCalories: 161.47kcalCarbohydrates: 13.43gProtein: 12.41gFat: 6.79gSaturated Fat: 1.86gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2.3gMonounsaturated Fat: 1.53gTrans Fat: 0.03gCholesterol: 98.74mgSodium: 574.2mgPotassium: 394.21mgFiber: 2.81gSugar: 5.91gVitamin A: 2127.5IUVitamin B1: 0.09mgVitamin B2: 0.1mgVitamin B3: 2.26mgVitamin B5: 0.46mgVitamin B6: 0.34mgVitamin B12: 0.84µgVitamin C: 14.99mgVitamin D: 0.14µgVitamin E: 2.16mgVitamin K: 10.27µgCalcium: 111.74mgCopper: 0.26mgFolate: 28.89µgIron: 1.92mgManganese: 0.65mgMagnesium: 37.69mgPhosphorus: 225.55mgSelenium: 23.26µgZinc: 1.13mgNet Carbohydrates: 10.62g
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Data source: USDA

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How Long Does Prawn Masala Curry Last?

Fridge3 to 4 days
Freezer3 months

How To Reheat Prawn Masala Curry?

Learn more about reheating prawns.

Microwave2 minutes
Oven5 minutes