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Tamil Nadu Prawn Masala

Tamil Nadu Prawn Masala

Rating
4rating out of 5

(527 reviews from our customers)

Prep Time

25 min

Cuisine

Indian

Use within

2-3 days

Our spicy tomato prawn curry is inspired by ‘Tamil Nadu’ which is a state on the Eastern coast of the southernmost tip of India. Its unique location along a historic trade route made its cuisine the first to spread globally from India.

Prep Time

25 min

Cuisine

Indian

Use within

2-3 days

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In Your Box
Ingredients for 2 people (double for 4)
can of chopped tomatoes 1
1 tin of chopped tomatoes
Red-chilli
1 red chilli
ground-cumin
1 tsp ground cumin
turmeric
1 tsp ground turmeric
garlic-clove
2 garlic cloves
fresh-ginger
15g root ginger
fennel-seeds
1 tsp fennel seeds
fresh-coriander
10g fresh coriander
king-prawns
200g raw king prawns †
basmati-rice
150g basmati rice
You Will Need
Pepper, salt, sugar, vegetable oil

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 can of chopped tomatoes (400g)
  • 1 red chilli
  • Ground cumin seeds
  • Bright yellow turmeric
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 15g fresh root ginger
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 10g coriander
  • 171g raw peeled king prawns<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 130g basmati rice
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 413 kJ
97 kcal
1570 kJ
370 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
0.5 g
0.2 g
1.9 g
0.6 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
17.2 g
1.6 g
65.4 g
6 g
Fibre 1.5 g 5.8 g
Protein 6.4 g 24.3 g
Salt 0.28 g 1.05 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 can of chopped tomatoes (400g)
chopped tomatoes 99.8%, salt
1 red chilli
red chilli
Ground cumin seeds
Bright yellow turmeric
1 garlic clove
garlic
15g fresh root ginger
ginger
1 tsp fennel seeds
fennel seeds(100%)
10g coriander
coriander(100%)
171g raw peeled king prawns
king prawn (crustacean) 93%, added water, salt
130g basmati rice
basmati rice
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (crustacean)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1

Peel the ginger and chop finely

Crush the garlic with the side of a knife, peel it and chop finely

Remove the stem(s) of the chilli(es), deseed and slice finely

2

Add the rice, 375ml (750ml) of water and salt (optional) to a pot with a lid on a high heat and bring to a boil

Once boiling, reduce the heat and simmer gently with the lid on for 15-20 min or until all the water is absorbed

Check occasionally to prevent over-cooking and once done, set aside until you are ready to serve

3

Add 1-2 tbsp of vegetable oil to a pot with a lid on a medium heat

Once hot, add the turmeric, kaffir lime leaves and fennel seeds and stir briefly

Add the garlic, ginger, and chilli (adjust the amount to your preferred hotness)

Cook for 1-2 min or until golden and fragrant and remove from the heat (until step 5)

4

Drain the prawns and add to a bowl

Coat with the cumin and season with salt and pepper, and leave to marinade in a bowl until step 6

5

Return the spice pot to a medium heat and add the canned tomatoes

Fill half (all) the empty tomato can with water and add to the pot

Add 1 tsp (2 tsp) of sugar and season to your taste with salt

Mix well, cover, bring to a boil and then simmer gently for 4-5 min

6

Add the prawns and cook for 2 min or until they are pink, opaque and cooked through

Chop the coriander coarsely

7

Add half of the the coriander to the pot, mix well and remove from the heat

8

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Remove the curry leaves before serving

Serve the curry with the rice and a sprinkling of coriander on top

Enjoy!

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