This South Indian style Prawn Masala has a finger-licking good punch and you'll be surprised to know to gets ready real quick.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
- 500 gram medium size prawns
- 1 large-size onion fine chopped
- 1 Cup tomato puree
- 2 - 3 dry red chillies
- 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
- 1 tablespoon red chilli powder
- 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste
- Salt to taste
- 4 tablespoon cooking oil
Wash, peel, clean and deveined the prawns. If possible, use the pre - cleaned prawns.
Heat oil in a heavy bottom kadhai.
Add the dry red chillies and saute for a second.
Next add the chopped onion and fry till it turns brown in color.
Add the spices, ginger garlic paste and continue to fry the masala for 2 - 3 minutes.
Pour the tomato puree and stir to combine.
Season with salt ad fry the masala till the oil separates from it. This might take 5 - 10 minutes.
Add the cleaned prawns and mix gently to coat with the masala.
Cook the prawns for 5 - 10 minutes in the masala or till they are done. Make sure not to over-cook the prawns. Turn off the heat.
Garnish the Prawn Masala with fresh coriander.
Serve Prawn Masala with khasta paratha.