One pot creamy curry pasta with Shrimp

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  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 4-5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups finely chopped tomatoes
  • 2 cups peeled and deveined shrimp/prawns
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4th cup coconut milk
  • 8 ounces spaghetti or linguini pasta
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup spinach

For garnish

  • 1/2 cup finely chopped coriander leaves
  • sliced limes
  • crushed red pepper chili flakes


  1. Add 2 tablespoons of oil in a large stockpot or dutch oven over medium heat. As the oil heats up, add the chopped onions and garlic and saute them till they are soft and translucent.
  2. Add all the remaining ingredients – tomatoes, shrimp, salt, pepper, garam masala, chili powder, water and pasta and mix well. Bring the contents to a boil. Cover the pot and then reduce the heat and simmer until the pasta is cooked through and the liquid has been absorbed.
  3. Add the spinach and mix well and stir it till the spinach wilts. Remove from heat and let it stand for 5 minutes.
  4. Garnish with coriander leaves and chili flakes. Just before serving, add a dash of lime juice and mix well.