Shrimp Masala Curry (from cookbook)

SHRIMP MASALA Curry – Recipe in Parsi Cuisine – Seafood [Kindle Edition]. All kinds of seafood recipes are featured with Salmon, Haddock, Tilapia, Kingfish, Ramas, Surmai, Bombay Ducks, Prawns and Shrimps.
Shrimp Masala Curry


• 1 cup de-veined and shelled Shrimp/Prawns
• 1 chopped Onion
• 1 chopped Tomato
• 1 cup curd
• lemon juice
• chilly powder
• Turmeric
• Ginger and Garlic paste
• Salt, Oil and water

1. Clean Shrimp/Prawns, de-vein and wash in cold water.
2. Marinate Prawns with curd, Turmeric, chilly powder, lemon juice for an hour (overnight is better).
3. Heat Oil, fry Onion and then add Ginger-Garlic paste followed by chopped Tomato.
4. Add Salt, chilly powder, Turmeric and toss well.
5. Add marinated mixture of curd and Prawns and stir nicely.
6. Add 1 cup of water and put it on medium heat till Shrimp/Prawns look ready.

15This is a sample recipe from our cookbooks

Prawns versus Shrimp
Prawns versus Shrimp

6 thoughts on “Shrimp Masala Curry (from cookbook)

  1. Hi Homyar, I am so used to making this dish that I add by memory. For 1 cup of shrimps or prawns use:
    • 1/2 tsp lemon juice (add more to taste later)
    • 1 tsp chilly powder (add more to taste later)
    • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
    • 2 tsp Ginger and Garlic paste
    • 1/2 tsp Salt (add more to taste later)


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