Prawn and lady finger curry

Prawn-lady finger-sungta-bhende-kodi

Sungta ani bhende kodi


400 gms Prawns (clean and apply salt)

180 gms lady fingers (clean and cut into 1 inch pieces)


Grind to a smooth paste:

¾ grated coconut

8-9 Kashmiri chilies

½ tsp turmeric powder

1 ½ tbsp. coriander seeds

½ tsp cumin seeds

10-12 peppercorns

3 cloves of garlic


Other ingredients:

1 onion chopped

1 tomato chopped

2 tbsp. oil

½ Maggie cube

3-4 Kokum

Pinch of sugar (optional)

Small ball of tamarind soaked in little warm water.

*** Maggie is used since I am using frozen prawns.

Prawn-lady finger-sungta-bhende-kodi


1. Take a kadai, add oil and sauté the onion, as they turn translucent add the tomato and cook till it turns soft.

2. Add the shrimps and cook for 1 min.


3. Now put the ground masala and also wash the mixer and add the masala water into the kadai. Let the curry come to a boil.


4. Add the cut lady fingers, kokum, maggie and tamarind water.


5. The consistency of the curry can be adjusted to your liking by adding water.

6. Cook till the lady fingers are done.

7. Add salt to taste ( add sugar if required)


Prawn-lady finger-sungta-bhende-kodi

Bon appetit.


8 Comments Add yours

  1. Woooooow gorgeous color just love will try tomorrow for sure let you know the outcome


  2. Bailon Mascarenhas says:

    I prefer to saute the Bhindi (Okra) with a pinch of salt and add them to the curry as it starts to boil. (Just a variation)


    1. alvesnaaron says:

      Thanks for the tip Bailon ….


  3. Rehana says:

    Really impressed Alves. I like that the food looks fresh, healthy and beautifully presented. Good luck to you.


    1. alvesnaaron says:

      Thanks Rehana…


  4. Franklin says:

    Please post a fee recipes for Chicken or Mutton.


  5. suvarna says:

    its delicious i tried it ..:)


  6. Emma Dsilva says:

    Tried this recipe today, turned out excellent. Kids loved it and said it tasted just like my mom-in-law curry who travelled to Goa on vacation!y Thank you so much!!


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