Masala Prawns

Spicy prawns cooked with onions and tomato puree.

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Main Ingredients Prawns, Tomato
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Seafood
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Masala Prawns

  • 40 Prawns shelled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons Tomato
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 2 Onion chopped
  • 1 inch piece Ginger chopped
  • 2 Green chilli chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli
  • 1/4 cup Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 2 medium Tomato chopped
  • 4 tablespoons Tomato puree
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder


  1. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker; add the cumin seeds and sauté till they begin to change colour. Add the onions and sauté till light brown. Add the ginger and green chillies.
  2. Add the chilli powder, half the coriander leaves, the tomatoes, tomato purée, salt, sugar and lemon juice, and cook till the oil separates. Add the prawns with half a cup of water, seal the cooker with the lid and cook over medium heat till the pressure is released once (one whistle).
  3. Remove the lid when the pressure has reduced completely and sprinkle garam masala powder over the prawns. Serve hot, garnished with the remaining coriander leaves.

Nutrition Info

Calories 542
Carbohydrates 37.3
Protein 24.8
Fat 32.5