Prawn Curry with Onion and Garlic


Prawn Curry with Onion and Garlic

Prep Time ~10 mins Cooking Time ~12mins
Approx Cost ~ £6 Difficulty ~ Easy
Freeze ~ No Serves ~ 4

Tip ~ Make sure you fry the spices gently whilst stirring to prevent them from burning.


1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 small onion, chopped

2 garlic cloves, chopped

2 teaspoons ground coriander

½ teaspoon ground ginger

1 teaspoon tumeric

½ teaspoon ground cumin

½ teaspoon chilli powder

2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

500g / 1lb peeled prawns

200ml / 7floz water

Chopped fresh coriander to garnish


  • Heat the oil in a large heavy based pan. Add the onion and garlic and fry gently for 4 -5 minutes, until golden and soft.
  • Mix together the ground coriander, ginger, tumeric, cumin and chilli powder in a small bowl. Mix in the vinegar to make a smooth paste.
  • Add the spicy paste to the onion mixture in the pan and then fry gently for a further 3 minutes.
  • Add the prawns and stir gently with a wooden spoon, until they are well coated with the spices.
  • Stir in the water and simmer over a gentle heat for 2 - 3 minutes.
  • Serve garnished with fresh coriander and boiled rice.