Make Prawns Masala at Home in Just 30 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 10minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 10minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. In a pan, heat oil and add onion, ginger-garlic paste. Sauté until the raw scent disappears. Add the tomato and quickly stir.
  2. Add garam masala, coriander powder, red chilli powder and turmeric. Stir continuously until cooked well. Turn off the flame and let it cool. Once the mixture cools down, blend it with water to get a fine paste.
  3. In the same pan, heat some oil and add the blended mixture to it. Stir well and then add coconut milk. Stir slowly and let it simmer.
  4. Add prawns to the mixture and coat them well. Then add salt, pepper and finely chopped coriander. Simmer for another 5-8 minutes or until the sauce thickens and prawns are cooked.
  5. Garnish with lemon and serve hot with white rice or flatbread.
Recipe Notes

Recipe Tip

To keep the dish mildly spicy and give it a nice red colour, use paprika instead of red chilli powder.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use canned tomatoes for this recipe?

Yes. You can use canned tomatoes or tomato puree / tomato ketchup instead of fresh tomatoes for this recipe.

Can I use coconut cream instead of coconut milk?

Yes. You can use coconut cream instead of coconut milk for this recipe. Adjust the level of spiciness as per the requirement.

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Make Prawns Masala at Home in Just 30 Minutes
Prawns Masala Recipe
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Prawns Masala Recipe
Instructions
  1. In a pan, heat oil and add onion, ginger-garlic paste. Sauté until the raw scent disappears. Add the tomato and quickly stir.
  2. Add garam masala, coriander powder, red chilli powder and turmeric. Stir continuously until cooked well. Turn off the flame and let it cool. Once the mixture cools down, blend it with water to get a fine paste.
  3. In the same pan, heat some oil and add the blended mixture to it. Stir well and then add coconut milk. Stir slowly and let it simmer.
  4. Add prawns to the mixture and coat them well. Then add salt, pepper and finely chopped coriander. Simmer for another 5-8 minutes or until the sauce thickens and prawns are cooked.
  5. Garnish with lemon and serve hot with white rice or flatbread.
Recipe Notes

Recipe Tip

To keep the dish mildly spicy and give it a nice red colour, use paprika instead of red chilli powder.

Share your version of this recipe

Do you make prawns masala at home? What's your recipe? Share your version with us.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use canned tomatoes for this recipe?

Yes. You can use canned tomatoes or tomato puree / tomato ketchup instead of fresh tomatoes for this recipe.

Can I use coconut cream instead of coconut milk?

Yes. You can use coconut cream instead of coconut milk for this recipe. Adjust the level of spiciness as per the requirement.