Prawn Masala

Here’s the recipe of Prawn Masala. A great side to go with Rice or Roti

Prawn Masala

Prawn Masala

Here's the recipe of Prawn Masala. A great side to go with Rice or Roti


  • 300 gms Prawns
  • 3 onion Chopped
  • 2 tomatoes Chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon + 1 teaspoon Kashmiri chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon + 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 cardamoms Green
  • 2 cardamoms Black
  • 3 - 4 Cloves
  • 1 Cinnamon " - stick
  • 1 Bay leaf


  • Marinate the prawns with 1 teaspoon chilli powder, 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder and salt and keep aside for at least 15 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a pan and gently shallow fry the prawns for 2 minutes.
  • Drain the prawns onto an absorbent paper and reserve the oil.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons of the reserved oil in a pan.
  • Add the bay leaf, green and black cardamoms, cloves and cinnamon.
  • When they begin to splutter, add the chopped onions and saute till golden brown.
  • Add the ginger- garlic pastes and cook till the raw smell goes.
  • Add the remaining chilli powder and turmeric powder and saute for a minute.
  • Tip in the chopped tomatoes and cook till oil separates.
  • Add the drained prawns and mix well.
  • Check the seasoning and adjust to suit your taste.
  • Cook for a few minutes and switch off.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with Rice or Roti.


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