Prawn Masala

Prawn Masala
January 20, 2017 Syed Ariz Hussain

Prawn Masala

Prep Time Cooking Time Total Time
30 mins 20 mins 50 mins

Method :

Heat oil in a pan. Fry the prawns on high heat for 5 minutes. Remove prawns and set aside. In the same pan, add onions and fry for 7 minutes.

Add ginger, garlic, tomatoes, red chili powder, turmeric, and salt. Cook for 20 minutes. Remove the mixture from the stove and pour into a blender.

Add 3 cups of water and blend to a fine paste. Return to the pan and add the cumin seed and coriander seed powders. Cook on medium heat for 15-20 minutes until the oil rises to the surface.

Add prawns and cook for a further 5 minutes. Mix in the curry leaves, stir and serve hot.


Medium-sized prawns : 1/2 kg, peeled and de-veined
Onions : 2, large, sliced
Garlic paste : 1 tbsp
Ginger paste : 1 tbsp
Tomatoes : 5, sliced
Cumin seed powder : 2 tbsp
Coriander seed powder : 1 tbsp
Salt : 1 tsp
Red chili powder : 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder : 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves : 12-Oct
Eva Cooking Oil : 1/4 cup