Thankuni Prawn / Prawn Curry with Centella Leaf Paste

Thankuni Prawn / Prawn Curry with Centella Leaf Paste

Thankuni Prawn

From the ancient period people using centella leaf as a vegetable and medicinal herb . It can be the first choice of health conscious people .


  • 200 g. prawn ( without shell and head )
  • 1/2 cup  thankuni leaf
  • 1/2 cup  onion paste
  • 01 tbsp. garlic paste
  • 01 tsp ginger paste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • pinch cumin seed
  • pinch black cumin seed
  • 01 pcs bay leaf
  • 02 pcs dry red chili
  • 2-3 pcs green chili
  • Salt as per taste
  • Oil for cooking

For marinate the prawn

1/2 pst salt

1/2 tsp turmeric powder

1/2 tsp dry red chili powder


  1. Marinate the prawn with  turmeric powder,  salt and dry red chili powder then keep it 15 minuet for rest.
  2. Blanch the thankuni leaf then make it paste by using food processors .
  3. Shallow fry the marinated prawn on medium high heat .
  4. Make the pan medium high heat then roast bay leaf, dry red chili, cumin seed, black cumin, put oil after 01 minuet . When oil will be heat then add  onion paste ,garlic paste, ginger paste and stir well, after onion, become brown add , turmeric powder, cumin powder, salt, green chili and continue stir until oil will come out from gravy .
  5. Add fried prawn on the gravy and mixed well then put 1/2 cup of water . After few minuet add the Thankuni paste and keep it to simmering point for about 5-6 minuet then serve .
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