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.