Prawn with ladies finger curry is a lovely combination to have with rice and pickle. It’s an authentic Mangalorean yellow curry consisting of a mixture of light spices. Try out this recipe of ours and let us know what you think about it in the comments below. Hope you enjoy this delicious curry.

prawn with ladies finger recipe

Prawn with Ladies Finger Curry

Course Curry
Cuisine Mangalorean


For the masala

  • 10 tbsp Grated coconut
  • 8 Parekal short red chillies
  • 1/4 tsp Jeera
  • 1/4 tsp Coriander seeds
  • 2 Flakes Peeled garlic
  • 1 Marble sized Tamarind
  • 10 Peppercorns
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder

Other Ingredients

  • 1/2 kg Cleaned prawns
  • 1/2 Cup Coconut milk
  • 10 Ladies Fingers
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 tbsp Coconut oil


  • Grind the above spices into a fine paste.
  • Clean and cut the ladies finger 3 in pieces.
  • Add masala and 1 cup of masala water.
  • Bring it to a boil, cook for 3 minutes. Then, add the cleaned prawns and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add coconut milk. Close the lid, simmer the fire for a minute.
  • Your dish is ready to be served.
  • You can also season this with fried onions by keeping two tbsp coconut oil, fry a onion to light brown and add to the curry.
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Recipe by Pearl Fernandes

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This dish goes extremely well with hot boiled (red) rice.


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