Jun 15, 2011

Spicy Prawns Curry (Prawns Masala)

Spicy Prawns Curry (Prawns Masala)

Serves: 2 - 3

You will need

1 tablespoon oil
1 onion, finely sliced
1/2 - inch ginger, finely chopped
6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 spring curry leaves (dark green)
3/4 teaspoon Kashmiri red chilli powder
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon coriander powder
1 tomato (pick well ripe), finely chopped
250 g prawns (wash, clean and deveined)
1/2 teaspoon salt (or to taste)


In a pan, heat oil. Add finely sliced onions and fry till golden color and crisp.

Add chopped ginger, garlic and curry leaves. Saute for 3 - 4 minutes.

Add Kashmiri red chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder. Mix well and saute for 3 - 4 minutes on a low heat until the raw smell disappears.

Add finely chopped tomato and mix well for 3 minutes.

Add prawns and salt to taste. Do not add water when cooking. Cover with a lid and cook on a low to medium heat for 10 minutes or until done and prawns well blended with thick tomato - onion gravy / gravy thickens. Serve as a side dish with Rice / Rotis / Pulao.

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