Spicy Prawn Masala

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 5
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Spicy prawn masala is an amazing coastal delicacy that delights any non-vegetarian seafood fan. The prawn curry is spicy, tangy and palate pleasing.

The tropical Indian signature food, prawn masala is made with stewing the prawns. You can make it at home as well by following some easy steps. Prawn is the main ingredient so you will need fresh prawns for it. Next you can make it just like any Indian spicy curry by blending it with herbs and spice mix in a pan and it will be ready in no time.

It is mostly relished with rice or roti. Bring your own tropical paradise home and learn how to make it with our recipe guide.

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  • 1/2 kg - prawns
  • 3 - onions chopped
  • 3 - 4 - green chillies
  • 2 - tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 tbsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - pepper powder
  • 2 tbsp - coriander powder
  • 1/4 tbsp - turmeric
  • salt as required
  • 1 inch - ginger
  • 5 - 6 cloves - garlic
  • a handful of coriander leaves
  • 3 - 4 tbsp - oil

How to Make Spicy Prawn Masala

  • Apply a little turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt to the prawns and keep aside.
  • Grind the ginger and garlic to make ginger - garlic paste.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add ginger garlic paste. Saute well
  • Add onions and chillies and saute.
  • Add the masalas and saute well.
  • Add tomatoes and coriander leaves and keep on low flame.
  • Add a little water and cover the pan for 2 mins.
  • Smash the tomatoes well and blend into the mixture. Add salt.
  • Add the prawns to the pan and add water as needed.
  • Mix well and keep on a medium flame for 15 min.
  • Serve with fried rice or rotis.