Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Spicy Prawn Curry

Spicy Prawn Curry

  1. 500 gm medium size prawns (cleaned and shelled)
  2. 2 big chopped onion
  3. Finely chopped coriander leaves
  4. 1 chopped tomato
  5. 4 tbsps red chilli powder
  6. 1 tbsps turmeric powder
  7. 1 tbsps ginger paste
  8. 1 tbsps garlic paste
  9. 3 tbsps mustard seeds paste
  10. 8-10 tbsps white oil/mustard oil
  11. 1 lemon 
  12. 1 cup water
  13. Salt to taste


  • Take a bowl and marinate prawns with salt and turmeric powder for half an hour.
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry onion till light brown.
  • Add tomato and mix well.
  • Next add 4 tbsps red chilli powder,1 tbsps ginger paste,1 tbsps garlic paste and 3 tbsps mustard seeds paste.
  • Fry all things till oil comes out from masala.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Now add marinated prawns with it.
  • Mix chopped coriander leaves.
  • Stir well and add 1 cup water to boil prawns properly.
  • Cover the pan and reduce heat.
  • Cook for 25-30 minute.
  • Garnish with lemon and onion.
             Serve hot with rice and roti.


              To get better taste do not over cook prawns.


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