Masala Prawns

Ingredients for Masala Prawns:

1. Prawns – ¾ kg

2. Red chilli powder – 2 small spoons

    Turmeric powder – 1/2 small spoon

    Ginger-garlic paste – 2 big spoons

    Salt – For taste

3. Coconut oil – 4 big spoons

4. Shallots – ¼ kg, chopped

    Green chillies – 3, end split

    Curry leaves – 2 or 3 stalks

5. Ginger-garlic crushed – 1 big spoon

6. Chilli powder – ½ small spoon

    Coriander powder – ½ small spoon

    Fennel seeds – 1 small spoon

7. Salt – For preparation

    Sugar – ¼ small spoon

8. Lemon juice – From 1 lemon

How to prepare Masala Prawns?

1. Clean prawns. But don’t remove its tail part.

2. Marinate prawns with ingredients no: 2 and allow it to rest for 1 hour.

3. Heat oil, increase the flame to high level, and fry prawns for 1 minute. Keep them aside.

4. In the remaining oil, sauté ingredients no: 4.

5. When it turns light brown, add crushed ginger-garlic and sauté it well.

6. Add ingredients no: 6 and fry well.

7. Add salt and sugar.

8. Add fried prawns to it and increase the flame.

9. Add lemon juice and cook for 1 more minute with lid closed.

10. Take off from flame. Don’t open the lid for a few minutes.

11. After that, you can open the lid and serve.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine, January 1-15, 2018

You can read few more delicious prawn side dish recipes here. Click on the images in the gallery to read.

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