Indian Shrimp Curry


3 lbs medium shrimp, peeled, deviened
3 tbs butter
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
1/4tsp crushed red pepper flakes
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp ground coriander
1/2 tsp fenugreek
2 tbs flour
1 and 1/2 cups boiling chicken stock(use search for recipe or used canned)
juice of 2 limes
1 cup plain yogurt
1 cup frozen peas,snow peas or water chestnuts.( or you may use a combination of all three)

This is relatively mild curry, it’s a good one to start with if you’ve never tried a curry before. Juicy shrimp are prepared with butter, garlic, cumin, ginger, coriander, and turmeric.


  • In a large saute pan melt butter of medium heat, add onion,¬† garlic, red peppers, cumin,ginger, turmeric, coriander and fenugreek. Saute for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Add flour and cook stirring for 2 minutes.
  • Add stock and whisk rapidly until smooth.
  • Simmer uncovered for 8 to 10 minutes until sauce has reduced slightly.
  • Add the shrimp, yogurt and lime juice. Mix well and let simmer for about 4 minutes.
  • Add green peas and or water chestnuts .
  • Serve with plain rice and chutney.




15 min


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