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Shrimp Curry With Nigella And Coriander

Shrimp Curry With Nigella And Coriander


  • 1 lb large tiger prawn, peeled (you may leave the tail on) and deveined
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder + 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 2 teaspoon red chili powder to taste (more or less)
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon oil (pure virgin mustard oil if possible)
  • 1 teaspoon nigella/kalonji/kalo jeere
  • 1.5 tablespoon freshly ground coriander powder
  • 2 green hot chili pepper, slit
  • 1 cup loosely packed fresh coriander/cilantro leaves and tender stem, shredded/thinly sliced
  • 2- 2.5 cups water or as needed