Saturday, 23 March 2013

Prawns Dry Masala

This is our family favourite dish..and the recipe credits goes to my mother-in-law.And all of them love to have this with appam....really a very very tasty dish.


     1.      Prawns -350g

     2.      Turmeric powder – ½ tsp

     3.      Chilli powder – 1 tbs

     4.      Coriander powder – 1 ½ tbs

     5.      Pepper powder – 1 tsp

     6.      Sliced onion – 2 medium

     7.      Chopped ginger – 1tbs

     8.      Chopped garlic – 1 tbs

     9.      Green chilli – 1

    10.     Sliced tomato – 1 small

    11.     Oil – 6tbs(I used sunflower oil,you can also use coconut oil or vegetable oil)

    12.     Mustard seeds – ½ tsp

    13.     Curry leaves – 3 sprig

    14.     Salt as required


1.Clean and wash prawns thoroughly.Don’t forget to de-vein prawns.

2.Marinate the prawns with the above ingredients from 2-5&14 and keep it aside for 30mins.

3. Heat oil in a kadai , splutter mustard seeds then add bunch of curryleaves in it.

4.Add the sliced onion and green chilli saute it till the onion gets brown color.Then add the chopped ginger and garlic saute it for 2 minutes then add the sliced tomato and again saute it for few minutes.

5.Now add the marinated prawns and mix altogether(no need to add water).Then close the pan and cook the prawns with medium heat until done.It takes about 10-15mins.

6.Stir in between every 5mins.When it is done,you can see the prawns are nicely covered with the masalas and also you can feel nice aroma of prawns.

Serve this tasty prawns dry masala with appam,rice or chappathi..
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