Prawn tikka masala recipe

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15 min


30 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 406 kCal 20%
Fat 22g 31%
  -  Saturates 6g 30%

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  • 3tbsp sunflower oil
  • 2 onions, roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely sliced
  • 400g potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 6tbsp tikka masala curry paste
  • 1⁄2tsp chilli powder (optional)
  • 2x400g tins chopped tomatoes
  • Small bunch coriander, chopped
  • Juice of 1⁄2lemon
  • 400g raw, peeled king prawns, defrosted if frozen
  • 150g pot soured cream


  • Heat the oil in a large wok or pan. Add the onion, garlic and potatoes, and cook for 10 mins, stirring occasionally.

  • Stir in the curry paste and chilli powder, if using, and fry for a further minute, then mix in tomatoes, 1⁄2 the coriander, lemon juice and simmer for 10-15 mins, until thick.

  • Add prawns and simmer for 5 mins until cooked through. Stir through soured cream and remaining coriander before serving.

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