Malai Prawns Recipe


  • 4 Cloves
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1 cup fresh Cream
  • 1 tsp Curry powder
  • tsp Fennel seeds
  • 1 inch Cinamon stick
  • Salt according to taste
  • 2 Onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp White Pepper powder
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
  • 500 gms Prawns, peeled and deveined


  1. Heat ghee in a pan. Add bay leaves, fennel seeds, cloves, cinnamon, white pepper and onions. Cook, stirring frequently, for about 5 minutes or until the onions turns pink.
  2. Add the prawns and saute until they begin to curl and turn pink.
  3. Stir in the cream and cook until done.
  4. Season with salt and curry powder. Cook for a minute.
  5. Remove from heat and garnish with coriander leaves.
  6. Serve with rice or chapati.

Tip: Sprinkle salt on hands to minimize slipperiness when handling fish.

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