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Tandoori Prawns
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Tandoori Prawns Recipes

Tandoori Prawns are the grilled shrimp skewers loaded with the bold Indian flavors. Find how to make Indian style grilled prawns in a few simple steps.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Marination Time1 hr
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 8 skewers
Calories: 127kcal
Author: Hina Gujral


  • 500 gram jumbo prawns cleaned and tails intact
  • Juice of one lemon
  • Few chopped coriander leaves

Ingredients For Marinade:

  • Cup thick yoghurt curd
  • 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Kashmiri red chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon Garam Masala
  • ½ teaspoon cumin powder jeera powder
  • 1 teaspoon Tandoori Masala Optional
  • 1 tablespoon mustard oil sarson oil


  • Clean, devein and rinse the shrimps. Leave the tail intact.
    Mix all the ingredients for the marinade in a bowl. Whisk to combine well.
    Add the prawns to the marinade and mix nicely.
    Let the prawns sit in the marinade overnight or for at-least 1 hour.
    Soak the bamboo skewers in water for 10 – 15 minutes before threading the prawns.
    Thread the marinated prawns onto the bamboo skewers, set aside.
    Grill the prawns on a charcoal barbecue/grill pan until they are cooked and slightly charred on both the sides.
    Prawns do not take more than 15 minutes to get perfectly grilled.
    Drizzle lemon juice and sprinkle chopped coriander leaves just before serving.
    Serve Tandoori Prawns with Mint and Coriander Chutney.


Serving: 5Pieces | Calories: 127kcal | Carbohydrates: 5.8g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 5.3g | Fiber: 1g