Prawn Masala Recipe

Try out this Indian style prawns masala recipe and give your taste buds a zing!! You can eat it with roti, rice, rice bhakri, pav bread or any other bread of your choice.

Prawn Masala Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cooking Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian, Maharashtrian
Servings: 3
  • 200 gm prawns
  • 2 Tsp cumin
  • 1 Cup chopped onion
  • 2 Tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 Tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 & 1/2 Tsp coriander powder
  • 3 Tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 Tsp Kashmiri red chili powder
  • 1/4 Cup Kashmiri red chili paste made by soaking whole chilies and the grinding to a fine paste
  • 1/2 Cup chopped tomatoes
  • Some chopped fresh coriander
  • 1/4 Tsp black pepper powder
  • 1 & 1/2 Tsp garam masala
  • Salt to taste
  1. Pour 3 tbsp oil to a heated pan.
  2. Add 2 tsp cumin and 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste. Sauté these for a min or two.
  3. Add 1 cup chopped onion and sauté them till they become golden brown.
  4. Once onions are done, add 1 tsp turmeric powder, 1 & 1/2 tsp coriander powder, 1 tsp Kashmiri red chili powder and mix them well.
  5. Add 1/4 cup Kashmiri red chili paste. To make this, boil some Kashmiri red chilies and grind them in a paste using a blender. This will give a beautiful red color to the dish and will not over power any other spices.
  6. Add 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes to the masala. Mix everything well. Add a little water to the masala and cook it till the oil separates from the sides.
  7. After masala is cooked, add 1/4 tsp black pepper powder, 1 & 1/2 tsp garam masala and salt to taste.
  8. Add 200 gm prawns to the masala and mix everything well. Add some coriander and cook it for 7-8 min till the prawns are done.
  9. Your prawn masala is now ready. Enjoy!

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