Kolmi Papeto Tetralo (Prawns and potatoes)

The Parsis prefer to have this dish along with Dhandar and rice. But it goes well with rotis as well. While cleaning the prawns, keep aside a handful of shells to make stock. This will enhance the flavour of the curry.


  • 3-4 Tbsp oil
  • 6-7 medium sized prawns
  • 2 tsp chilli garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 6 Tbsp of fresh tomato puree
  • 1 bowl of half boiled potatoes
  • 1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
  • 1/2 tsp finely chopped coriander
  • Salt to taste


  1. Heat the oil in a pan and add the prawns.
  2. Add the chilli garlic paste to it and mix well.
  3. Add turmeric powder and red chilli powder followed by the tomato puree.
  4. Add salt and potatoes, cook till done.
  5. Now add the green chillies and coriander to it and mix well.
  6. In case the food sticks to the pan add some more oil to it.
  7. Cook well and Serve Hot over Bed of Rice or Bread or Parantha …

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