Malabar Prawns-SK Khazana

Succulent prawns cooked in simple masalas – a popular dish from Kerala This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Malabar Prawns-SK Khazana

Main Ingredients Tiger prawns, Salt
Cuisine Kerala
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 21-25 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Malabar Prawns-SK Khazana

  • 8-12 Tiger prawns
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 Medium white onion sliced
  • 1/2 inch Ginger cut into strips
  • 2 Green chillies seeded and cut into strips
  • 1/2 inch Fresh turmeric cut into strips
  • 8-10 Curry leaves
  • for garnish Fresh coconut scraped
  • for garnish Fresh coriander sprig


  1. Put prawns in a bowl. Add salt, lemon juice and chilli powder, mix well and set aside to marinate for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add onion and sauté till translucent. Add ginger, green chillies and fresh turmeric, mix and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add curry leaves and mix well. Add prawns, mix and cook for 5-7 minutes.
  4. Garnish with coconut and a sprig of fresh coriander and serve hot.