Sunday, June 19, 2011

Prawns Masala

This is an easy way to make prawns...........and really tasty one.This will go well with kubus and rice.


1kg Prawns
1big Onion
10 to 15 Shallots
1big Tomato
5cloves Garlic
1medium piece Ginger
1 1/2tsp Coriander powder
1tsp Chilly powder
1/2tsp Black pepper powder
1/2tsp Fennel seeds powder
1/2tsp Turmeric powder
1/2tsp Garam masala powder
1/2tsp Tamarind pulp
1/2 to 3/4c Thick coconut milk

For Tempering:

Coconut oil
Mustard Seeds
Fenugreek Seeds
Curry Leaves


1.Clean the prawns well and keep aside.
2.In a kadai pour 2tbsp oil and splutter mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds.
3.Add curry leaves.
4.Add the sliced onions and shallots and saute till light brown.
5.Add the finely chopped ginger and garlic.
6.Saute well and add all the dry powders and salt.
7.When the raw smell goes away add the sliced tomato.
8.When the tomatoes are done add the tamarind pulp and coconut milk.
9.Let it boil for minute.
10.Now add the cleaned prawn to the masala and mix well.
11.Let the prawns get cooked in the masala.
12.If the is more gravy put it on medium heat and let the masala to be dry or semi gravy as per your wish.
13.Add more curry leaves and if neede more spicy sprinkle some more pepper powder.
14.Serve hot with chappathis,kubus or rice.

Sending this to the kerala kitchen event of july 2011 hosted by magpie's recipes

And also to Ayeesha's event Iftar Moments hijri 1432.


cook from doha said...

really yummlicious............

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Lovely looking prawn masala. Excellent preparation.

Hamaree Rasoi

Priya said...

Fingerlicking prawn masala,delicious and tempting.

SravsCulinaryConcepts said...

wow looks so mouthwatering !! nice curry !!

divya said...

Seriously am drooling over that delicious curry,simply mouthwatering here..

Shanavi said...

Am such a seafood lover and love every bite of this dish in specific

Zareena said...

Wow!!! mouthwatering dish.

Anonymous said...

Looks nice.. :)

indu said...

Fajeeda, the prawns look so good! I love prawns, but we don't make at home because my husband is allergic. So I have to be happy looking at such pics.......

Plateful said...

Awesome Faji!! Chemmen vachulla enthum ende favoritta..:) Picture kandalariyam ruchi adipoliyayirunnu ennu...!

Az said...

Hi Fajeeda... thanks for stopping by at my blog.. first time round here... love it.. you have a great space here...keep it up!!

Ananda Rajashekar said...

Prawns are my most fav and it looks fantastic and thanks for stopping by my blog and for ur words or appreciation :)

Fajeeda said...

thanx a lot everybody..........

Umm Mymoonah said...

The picture tempts me a lot, spicy and yummy! Thank you dear for sending it to Iftar Moments :)

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