Prawns Beerakaya curry | Prawns and Ridge Gourd Curry | Healthy and Tasty Curry with Ridgegourd and Prawns | Beerakaya Royyalu Koora | Royyalu Beerakaya Kura | Prawn Curry Recipe | Shrimp Curry | Ridge Gourd Shrimp Masala Recipe | Beerakaya ROyyala Iguru | Prawns Ridge Gourd gravy Curry | Ridge gourd Prawns Masala Curry

Ingredients Required:
  • Prawns - 1 Kg / 1000gm
  • Ridge Gourd - 1/2 kg or 500gm
  • Onion - 3
  • Oil - 3 Spoons
  • Turmeric - 1 Spoon
  • Red Chilli Powder - 3 Spoons
  • Garam Masala - 2 Spoons
  • Salt as per taste - 1 Spoon
  • Coriander Powder /Dhaniya powder - 2 Spoons
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 Spoons
  • Green Chillies - 3
  • Coriander Leaves few
You can make the Ridge gourd and Prawns curry in two ways. Lets see the two types.
Type 1:
First take the prawns and wash them well. Now light the oven/stove and put a pan and add the prawns in it and let it cook on a medium flame. Then the water comes out of the shrimp. Let it boil till all the water is gone. Now take out the prawns and keep aside. Now take another pan and add oil in it and heat it. After it gets hot, add onion slices and fry it. After frying the onion pieces, add salt, turmeric, ginger garlic paste, Red chilli powder, garam masala and mix well. Then take the peel of the beerakaya/beera/Ridge gourd and cut it into small pieces and put it in the curry. After boiling the Ridge gourd/beerakaya add the boiled prawns and mix well. Add a cup of water. So that the curry will have gravy/pulpy and cook it well. After the curry thickens add coriander powder and mix well. Finally add coriander  leaves to it and garnish it. After that, the delicious prawn curry is ready. If you serve with hot rice, you will eat it again and again. Usually Children don't eat vegetables, so if you mix it with prawns, they will definitely eat it. They also get the nutrients they need.
Type 2:
First wash the prawns and keep aside. Now light the stove and put a pan/kadai and put 3 spoons of oil in it. Add 1 tsp garam masala and add 3 green chillies in it. Put 3 onion pieces in it. They should be mixed well. Now add 1 tsp of turmeric and mix well. Then add 1 tsp of salt. Adding salt will cook the onion pieces quickly. Add 2 spoons of ginger and garlic paste and fry until the raw smell disappears. Cover the pan and keep it on medium flame. Add prawns and mix well. After 10 minutes, take out the Ridge gourd (500gm) pottu (peel the top layer of Ridge gourd) and cut it into small pieces and put it in the curry. After about 10 minutes, Ridge gourd will be cooked. Now add 3 spoons of red chilli powder and mix well. Cover and cook in medium flame for 10 minutes. Now if you remove the cover, the gravy will thicken. Now add 2 spoons of coriander powder and 1 spoon of garam masala and mix well. Finally add coriander and mix and turn off the oven/stove. And yes, so the delicious and healthy Beerakaya Prawns/Ridge gourd Prawns Curry is ready. If you put it in hot rice and eat it, you will want to eat it again and again.