Learn how to make Prawns Kalvan at home with Chef Smita Deo on Get Curried.
Prawns Kalvan is an authentic Prawn curry recipe made of grated coconut, dry Indian spices and shrimp. This seafood recipe tastes amazing when paired with steam rice. Do try it at home and share your feedback in the comments below.
½ Cinnamon stick
½ tsp Fennel seeds
2 tbsps Oil
3 Green Chillies
1 inch Ginger, sliced
4-5 Garlic cloves
1 cup Coconut, grated
2-3 tbsps Coriander leaves, chopped
3 tbsp Oil
1 Small Onion, finely chopped
½ Kg Prawns, shelled & deveined
½ tsp Turmeric powder
Salt to taste
1 Tomato, finely chopped
1 tsp Chilli powder
1 tsp Garam Masala powder
1 ltr Water
Method of preparation:
Heat a vessel, add onions and saute them till they are golden.
Add cinnamon, peppercorns, cloves, fennel seeds, oil, green chillies, ginger, garlic and saute them.
Add coconut and fry it.
Switch of the flames, add coriander leaves, mix them well, coo it down and then grind it into a paste.
Heat oil in a vessel.
Add turmeric powder to the prawns, salt, mix well and keep it aside.
To the hot oil add onions, saute it till its soft.
Add tomato, saute it till it turns soft & mushy.
Add chilli powder, reduce the flame and add the prawns.
Add garam masala powder, mix well and saute the prawns for a minute or so.
Add the ground paste, water and let the prawsn cook for 4-5 minutes.
Our Prawns Kalvan is ready.