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Prawn Masala

This Recipe Outdoes Your Favorite Restaurant's Prawn Masala

If constantly ordering this spicy Indian dish is burning a hole in your pocket, try making this Prawn Masala recipe from Barbecue Delights to save money.

Prawn Masala

Barbecue Delights

Prawn Masala


  1. 1kg Jumbo Prawns
    100g Oil
    1tbsp Ginger Paste
    1tbsp Garlic Paste
    1/2tbsp Red Chili Powder
    1/2tsp Turmeric Powder
    Salt (to taste)
    1tsp Cumin Seeds
    1 large Onion (Finely Sliced)
    100g Tomato ( Roughly Ground)
    100g Yogurt
    2 Medium Size Green Chili
    Few Leave For
    Green Coriander


  1. Steam the shelled prawns in a little water and keep aside in a strainer.
  2. Fry the sliced onions in oil till golden brown. Add garlic and ginger paste and fry further for a few minutes till it gives a nice aroma.
  3. Add the tomatoes and yoghurt with all the spices. Cook until oil starts separating from the masala.
  4. Finally add the steamed prawns and green chilies whole or roughly sliced green chilies (according to taste) and cook on medium high for 2 - 3
    minutes. If cooked for longer, the prawns will become hard.
  5. Garnish with chopped coriander and slivered fresh ginger and serve with hot naan or chapatti.
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