A simple dish that I have been cooking since first moving out of home- quick and delicious!


  • 1 Kg of prawns Shelled & deveined

  • 50g butter

  • 1-2 tablespoons of curry powder more or less dependant on how hot you like it

  • 1 large onion

  • 1 green capsicum

  • 1 medium tomato

  • 4 tablespoons flour

  • salt/pepper to taste

  • 1 1/2 cups of water

  • 1 cup milk

  • 2 chicken stockcubes

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon raw sugar


  • 1.

    Melt butter, add curry powder, chopped capsicum & onion

  • 2.

    Saute for two to three minutes

  • 3.

    Chop tomato and add to pan cooking for a further two minutes

  • 4.

    Stir in the flour, salt & pepper cooking for one minute

  • 5.

    Gradually add the water and milk and then crumbled stock cubes

  • 6.

    Continue stirring until sauce boils and thickens

  • 7.

    Reduce heat add the sugar and lemon juice and allow to simmer for around 20 minutes, stirring occasionally

  • 8.

    Add the prawns near to serving just enough to heat through

  • 9.

    Serve with steamed rice

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (3 servings)

  • Energy 1818kj
  • Fat Total 112g
  • Saturated Fat 37g
  • Protein 165g
  • Carbohydrate 27g
  • Sugar 10g
  • Sodium 3054mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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When adding the flour the mixture will thicken very quickly so don't delay in adding the water or milk or it will turn lumpy

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Posted by Bev77Report
I cooked this recipe today and will be definitely putting it in my cookbook. So easy to make and tastes absolutely beautiful. Thank you so much!!!
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what heat do the prawns need to be cooked at, I added them at the last part that asks to simmer for 20minutes
Posted by tdkz4Report
i am going to give it a go, next wednesday, 13th febuary 2013, curried prawns using this recipe, it sounds great.