Prawn Masala

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South Indian Style Prawn Masala. A great side dish to go along with rice or roti. It is delicious and easy to make with basic ingredients easily available in our kitchen.
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Prep Time1 hour
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time1 hour 20 minutes
Served As: Dinner
Recipe Cuisine Type: South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 4


  • 500 gm Prawns
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 large Onion finely chopped
  • 3 Green Chillies chopped
  • 2 sprigs Curry
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 large Tomato finely chopped
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste for marination
  • 1 tbsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp Curd
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste


  • Take cleaned prawns in a bowl and add all the marination ingredients in it and mix well. Let it marinate for atleast 30-60 mins The more marination the better.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add the mustard seeds and let it crackle.
  • Add the onions, green chillies and the half of the curry leaves and saute till onion becomes translucent.
  • Add the masalas except the garam masala powder. Mix well and saute for a min.
  • Add the tomatoes and fry till it turns mushy.
  • Add ½ cup of water, garam masala powder, remaining curry leaves, mix well and cook on high flame 5-10 mins and take off the flame.

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Akum Raj Jamir
Akum Raj Jamir

A foodie and a passionate cook. Loves everything about food. I love experimenting with food in my kitchen and develop new recipes.

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