Dried Prawns with Cabbage Curry

This recipe is from the lands of Orissa. Dried prawn is extensively used for preparing many dishes. This is one such recipe. It is easy to make . However, it may not appeal to the masses as dried prawns has a strong smell and is highly recommended to fish lovers only.

Ingredients :
1/2 cup dried prawns soaked in water for half an hour.
2 cups shredded cabbage
1 big inion chopped
1 tsp ginger galic paste
1 big inion chopped
1 green chili chopped
1 tsp curry powder
1 tsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp turmuric powder
1/2 tsp red chili powder
1/2 tsp dhania powder
Salt to tase

Method to cook:

Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds.
Add chopped onion, ginger garlic paste and cook till onion turns brown.
Add chopped tomatoes and cook for 4-5 minutes on high. Add a splash of water , all the spices , prawns and cook for 2 minutes more.
Add cabbage and mix the ingredients well.
Cover and cook on medium for 9-10 minutes.
Open the lid, add salt and mix well.
Serve with Rice/Roti and Daal.

Note : For those who cannot bear the smell of dried prawns , can use fresh prawns as well.


  1. I'm big fan of dried prawns dear.........superb recipe dear....it looks yummy.

  2. Wow prefect combination, looks yummy!!

  3. Prawns with cabbage should taste great, looks delicious!

  4. Once I had dry prawns with plaintains. Perfect combination! All your recipes are different and delicious!

  5. Nice way to use dried prawns...but never tried this with cabbage..but must be very nice too...

  6. That would be a perfect combo..Thanks for leading me to your lovely space :-)

  7. that's a delicious combination, looks good with the roti!

  8. Whoo sounds too good to me, love prawns in any form, this is just perfect.

  9. Nice combination. The curry should have tasted so great with that soft roti.

  10. Prawns with cabbage sounds good.Do visit my blog when u find time

  11. hi,

    thank you for your valuable comments on my blog.
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    I think I have a new recipe blog to study :)

    Prawns, are they your speciality. I see you have tried a lot with prawns.