Prawn, pea & tomato curry

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(45 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins


Serves 4

Simple, speedy and good for you, this seafood curry takes just 20 minutes to make, or use a slow cooker for extra flavour

Nutrition and extra info


  • kcal236
  • fat0g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs18g
  • sugars10g
  • fibre6g
  • protein24g
  • salt1.24g
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  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 onion, halved, each cut into 6 wedges



    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 6 ripe tomato, each cut into 8 wedges



    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • large knob of fresh root ginger, chopped



    Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

  • 6 garlic clove, roughly chopped
  • 3 tbsp curry paste (we used Patak's tikka masala paste)
  • 400g shelled raw king prawn
  • 250g frozen pea
  • small bunch coriander, leaves chopped
  • basmati rice or chapatis, to serve


  1. Heat the oil in frying pan, then fry the onions over a medium heat until soft and beginning to brown, about 5 mins. Meanwhile, reserve 8 of the tomato wedges, then whizz the remainder in a food processor with the ginger and garlic.

  2. Add the curry paste to the pan for 30 secs. Stir through the tomato mix and remaining tomato wedges, then bubble over a high heat for 5 mins, stirring so the sauce doesn’t catch. Mix in the prawns and peas; simmer until prawns are pink and cooked through. Scatter with coriander, then serve with rice.

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Comments (48)

mr0range's picture

Very nice curry, not hot at all so you may want to add some chillies. When I cook this again I will add the tomato pieces right at the end of cooking so they stay whole.

adamj1984's picture

Very simple, with a wonderful fresh flavour. I do this quite often as a quick mid-week meal

pollyparrot2's picture

Is there anything that works well in this curry, apart from prawns? They are so expensive that I only have them about once a year! If I made it as it is, without the prawns, would it still be tasty enough, do you think?

hycf1hyms's picture

Made this for my parents and we all enjoyed it!

emilyshort's picture

Made this instead of getting a takeaway!! Was really pleased with the results! I did use a little more curry paste than the recipe said, and also half a tin of chopped tomatoes as I like alot of sauce!! Have leftovers in the freezer and will make again for sure!

sascha's picture

This is the Good Food site at its best; easy to make, healthy, accessible ingredients, low fat, resonably price. What a great receipe!

bean_mother's picture

Delicious, quick and healthy too. Added some fresh chilli to the ginger/garlic paste and a quick sprinkle of garam masala before serving.

contrem's picture

What a lovely curry! I added a bit of extra chilling with the onions to give it a bit more of a kick.

rosycheeks's picture

This is one of the simplest, quickest, freshest curries ever and I have made it several times. I am a veggie, so add a quorn fillet instead of prawns, but I have made it for a friend with prawns and it went down a treat!

bricin's picture

so easy to prepare, and so tasty. plus low-fat and low-calorie, my tummy (any my waistline) loved it! :)

buffduffdan's picture

One of our favourite curries and one we have often. Simple, cheap and tasty!

sw77's picture

One of the best homemade curry recipes

vivienmary's picture

Only used 5 garlic cloves and only 2 tbsp curry paste, as my husband doesnt like curries that are too hot, this was just perfect and he really enjoyed it! will keep this as a run up for Christmas for my son who is a curry fan

vivienmary's picture

Lovely light, spicy and aromatic curry, used my own tomatoes and mange tout out of the garden, wonderful recipe, will defo make this again!

amberevans's picture

This recipe has become a regular in my house as a quick weekday meal - absolutely delicious

cookingmamma's picture

Very quick and tasty.

rebecca_1980's picture

Made this, but there wa a strong taste of lemon, will try and make again but adding coconut milk, see if this helps.

tombisan's picture

Made this last night and it was LOVELY! really tasty, the flavours are all so fresh, makes for a really light but yummy curry (cheap too)

ffowles's picture

Lovely - spicy and tasty and so easy to make!

justjaki's picture

Conveniently forgot husband doesn't like spiced things not a good one for him....shame! My daughter & myself LOVED it and wolfed it down.....fabulous, easy & really tasty.


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