Cleand Prawn                       -        300 gm

Ginger-Garlic paste              -        1.5 tbsp

 Lime juice                           -        1 tbsp

Salt                                       -        1 t/s

For Paste-

Onion                                  -        3

Dry Red Chilli                     -        5

Cinnamon stick                   -        1

Corriander Seeds               -        1.5 tbsp

Caraway seed                      -        1 t/s

Cumin Seeds                      -        1 t/s

Fennal Seeds                     -        1 t/s

Bay Leaf                              -        1

Cloves                                -        2-3

Pepper corns                     -        7-8

Star anise                           -        1

Green Cardamom               -        6      

black Cardamom                -        1

black Cardamom                -        2

Poppy Seeds                      -        1 tbsp


Coconut oil                          -        3 tbsp

Turmeric Powder               -        1 t/s

Sugar                                 -        1 tbsp

Mint leaves                        -        few

Raw mango powder              -        1 t/s

Salt                                      -        per taste


Clean the prawn fish.


Marinate prawns with ginger-garlic paste, vinegar and salt for 10-15 mins.

Boil onion and both variety of red chilies in water for 5-7 mins. Allow to cool and peel off the onion skin and chop them.

Take 1 tbsp oil in a non stick vessel / pan and saute all the ingredients for the paste. Saute for 2 mins or until they start leaving aroma.


Combine fried spices, boiled onion and red chili paste into a grinder. Grind until all blends well add little water if required. The paste should be smooth and thick.


Take the same non stick pan add rest of oil. Once oil is hot the grounded paste.


Cover the mixture and allow to cook on medium heat. Fry for 3-4 mins or until the paste starts leaving the edges of the pan. Be careful not to burn the mixture.


Add turmeric powder and sugar.

Time to add the marinated prawns, salt and mint leaves.

Mix all nicely and cook uncovered until the mixture gets dry and starts leaving oil around the edges. Sprinkle amchur powder and mix nicely. Switch off the gas.

Squeeze some lime juice and serve the Prawns Masala hot with rice or roti. 

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