Kadai Prawns

Praws cooked in tomato gravy

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Main Ingredients Prawns, Cumin Seeds
Cuisine Punjabi
Course Main Course Seafood
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Kadai Prawns

  • 40 packets Prawns peeled and deveined
  • 2 teaspoons Cumin Seeds
  • 2 teaspoons Coriander seeds
  • 8 Black peppercorns
  • 5 Dried red chillies
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 inch piece Ginger cut into thin strips
  • 2 Green chilli cut into thin strips
  • 2 medium Onion chopped
  • 1/4 cup Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 2 medium Tomato chopped
  • 6 tablespoons Tomato puree
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder


  1. Dry-roast the cumin seeds, coriander seeds, peppercorns and red chillies. Cool and pound to a coarse powder. Heat the oil in a kadai. Add the ginger and green chillies and sauté for half a minute. Add the onions and sauté till light brown.
  2. Add the masala powder, half the coriander leaves, the tomatoes, tomato purée, salt, sugar and lemon juice, and cook till the oil separates.
  3. Add the prawns with half cup of water and cook over medium heat for seven to eight minutes. Sprinkle the garam masala powder and serve hot, garnished with the remaining coriander leaves.

Nutrition Info

Calories 948
Carbohydrates 47.8
Protein 103.3
Fat 37.9
Other Fiber Iron- 31.3mg