Goan Prawn Curry With Tangy Raw Mango

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  • 15-20 prawns or shrimps

For gravy:

  • 1/2 cup grated coconut
  • 1 marble sized ball of tamarind
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2-3 dry red chillies or Kashmiri red chillies
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1/2 chopped onion
  • 1 raw mango
  • 1 tsp oil

For seasoning:

  • 1 Table spoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 Table spoon paprika
  • 1 tsp salt


For seasoning:

  1. De-shell the prawns.
  2. Remove the thick black thread present in the middle of the prawn’s back.
  3. Apply turmeric powder, chili powder, and salt.
  4. Leave it for about 30 minutes.
  5. Peel raw mango and chop it into pieces.

For the gravy:

  1. Grind grated coconut, turmeric powder, tamarind, peppercorns, coriander, and red chilies.
  2. Add 1/4 cup water, prawns, and raw mango pieces in an aluminum bowl.
  3. Add 2 Tbsp of gravy.
  4. Let it cook for 10 minutes.
  5. Pour in the gravy and stir.
  6. Add water and cook on a medium flame for about 10 minutes.
  7. Add oil in a pan with chopped onions and fry until burnt.
  8. Pour it into the gravy and close the lid.
  9. Add salt to taste.

Savor the tantalizing flavors of Konkan cuisine with this exquisite prawn curry featuring the zing of raw mango. Perfect for a culinary adventure!

Nethmi Rodrigo

Nethmi Rodrigo

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