Prawns / Chemmeen Masala


1/2 kg prawns, cleaned
1 tbsp ginger paste
1 tbsp garlic paste
2 tomatoes, thinly sliced
2 big onions, thinly sliced
2 sprig curry leaves
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 1/2 tsp coriander powder
1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder
1/4 tsp garam masala
salt to taste
1 tbsp oil


  1. Heat oil in a pan and add ginger paste and garlic paste and saute well.
  2. Add sliced tomatoes and little salt and saute well till soft.
  3. Add sliced onions and curry leaves and saute well till soft and cooked.
  4. Add turmeric powder, coriander powder and kashmiri chilli powder and mix well.
  5. Add cleaned prawns into this and mix well for 2 minutes.
  6. Then add 1-1 1/2 cups of water, mix well and cook covered at low flame till the prawns are cooked and the masala is well coated with prawns.
  7. Add garam masala and curry leaves and mix well. Remove from the flame and serve hot…

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