Fenugreek Prawn Curry Masala Recipe

Here is one awesome Indian recipe  of prawn curry made with Fenugreek seeds and Yoghurt. Try it Taste it and let know what your tastebuds convey…. 


  1. 4 tbsp Olive oil
  2. 1 tbsp fenugreek seeds
  3. 2 small onions, finely chopped
  4. 2 tbsp of ginger garlic paste
  5. 3 small tomatoes, roughly chopped
  6. 4 pieces of medium sized red chillies (dried)
  7. 1 tbsp ground cumin
  8. 1 tbsp ground coriander
  9. 1 tsp garam masala
  10. 0.25 tsp turmeric powder 
  11. salt as required 
  12. 500 grams of large raw prawns, shelled, deveined and rinsed
  13. 2 tblsp thick full cream yoghurt
  14. 3 tbsp of lemon juice
  15. 3 tbsp roughly chopped fresh coriander leaves, to garnish


  1. Heat the oil in a large non-stick saucepan over a medium heat.
  2. Add the fenugreek seeds and heat for about 30 seconds to release the aromatics. 
  3. Add onions and stir for about 5 minutes, until the onions are lightly golden and just softened.
  4. Put the tomatoes, ginger garlic paste and red chillies into a food processor and blend to a fine purée. Stir this purée into the onions.
  5. Add the ground cumin, ground coriander, garam masala and turmeric powder and season with a little salt. 
  6. Cook over a medium-low heat for 8–10 minutes, stirring from time to time, until it thickens.
  7. Add the prawns and enough water to cover them by half.
  8. Increase the heat and bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer gently for about 3 minutes, or until the prawns are cooked.
  9. The sauce should be light but not watery.
  10. Turn off the heat and add the yoghurt.
  11. Sprinkle over the chopped coriander and serve with hot rice.




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