The Classic Mowgli Prawn Curry

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      25 min

Appears in
Mowgli Street Food

By Nisha Katona

Published 2018

  • About

This dish comes from the heart and hands of my Aunty Geeta, who is a second mother to me in many ways. She has such a different way of cooking from Maa. Her dishes are sweeter and less ‘spicy’ – both are wonderful, but with prawns/shrimp the sweet gentility sings. The unusual flavour of this dish comes from the combination of English mustard and tomato. In India generally we cook prawns/shrimp with the shells and heads on as this adds a natural stock. Try it like this if yo