Kadai Prawns


1/2 kg prawns, cleaned
2 onions, finely chopped
2 tomatoes, finely chopped
2 green chillies, finely chopped
1 tbsp ginger, chopped
1 tbsp garlic, finely chopped
1 small capsicum, chopped
2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder
2 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp pepper powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
2-3 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
salt to taste


  1. Clean the prawns and marinate it with 1 tsp chilli powder and salt and keep it aside for 15 minutes.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan and add chopped ginger and garlic and saute until the raw smell disappears.
  3. Add chopped onions and green chillies and saute well.
  4. Add in the chopped tomatoes and saute well on medium flame till it turns soft and get cooked.
  5. Add 1 tsp chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, pepper powder and garam masala and stir well till the raw smell disappears.
  6. Add salt and chopped coriander leaves and mix well.
  7. Add the marinated prawns and chopped capsicum and cook covered for 5-7 minutes on medium flame.
  8. Then reduce the flame and cook till the gravy thickens. 
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves and remove from flame..Serve warm…

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