Sunday, March 21, 2010


Prawns - 150 gm

Ginger garlic paste - 2 tabs

Turmeric powder - 1tsp

Kashmiri chilly - 2tsp

Fish masala - 2tsp

Pepper powder - 2tsp

Tomato puree - ½ cup

Garam masala -1 tsp

Onion (long sliced) - 2cup

Salt -to taste

Coriander leaves - 1 spring

Curry leaves - 1 spring

Mustard seed -1tsp

Coriander powder - 1 ½ tsp

Refined oil - 3 tabs

Water -1/4 cup

How to Prepare:

Clean and soak the water from prawns, add 1/2tsp of turmeric powder, 1tsp of pepper powder, 1 tabs of ginger garlic paste, and a little bit of salt, and apply this into prawns this texture and marinate it for 10 to 15 minutes.

Take a pan ,heat oil in it and add 1tsp of mustard seeds ,when it splutters ,add curry leaves ,2 cup of sliced onions ,and sauté well, add ginger garlic paste ,turmeric powder ,fish masala ,coriander powder and saute well,then add 2tsp of kashmiri chilly powder ,pepper powder and sauté well at simmer mode.

Add tomato puree and mix along then add marinated prawns mix along, after 5 minutes add garam masala and sauté well. Cook it for 5 to 10 minutes at simmer mode and after 10 minutes turn off the fire and serve it in a dish.

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and slices of onion or slices of tomato and serve hot with rice or Indian breads.


  1. Miam Miam..this looks too good Reshmi :-)

  2. Slurppp..thats a mouthwatering prawn masala...

  3. Goan style prawn masala looks good Reshmi...such an interesting array of ingredients :)

  4. reshmi cming down to ur place..prawns my fav,

  5. I love Goan style everything lol. It looks like all I need is plenty of rice!

  6. thanks appu....thanks gita,beena,glmohar and priya...for the lovely comments....

  7. hi first time here..u have a nice space..good collection of to follow u
    the prawn masala looks delicious. thanks for sharing such a nice recipe

  8. Dear Reshmi
    I feel good , you visited my space and thanks for your appreciation.
    I am planning to cook this dish. It is very nice.
    I note that you have used fish masala and garam masala. Please let me know if you have used any branded masala from the market , or you have your own recipe? I want to cook it exactly like yours and dont want to use any ready made masala I have .
    Let me see what great dishes you have for me here
    Have a nice weekend

  9. thnku ushnish for the wonderful comment..