Shrimp Katra

Prawns marinated with mustard paste and cooked with tomatoes and some masalas. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Shrimp Katra

Main Ingredients Prawns (medium), Mustard paste
Cuisine Lebanese
Course Main Course Seafood
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Tangy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Shrimp Katra

  • 2 cups Prawns (medium) shelled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon Mustard paste
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 2 medium Onions finely chopped
  • 2 medium Tomatoes blanched and finely chopped
  • 1 cup Tomato puree
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon powder
  • to taste Black pepper powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • ½ cup Fresh spinach leaves (palak) chopped
  • 2 tablespoons coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Lebanese spice powder


  1. Add salt and mustard paste to shrimps and mix well.
  2. Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add marinated shrimps and cook till the moisture has evaporated.
  3. Heat butter in another non-stick pan, add onions and sauté till lightly browned.
  4. Add tomatoes to the 2nd pan and mix well and saute for 2 minutes. Add tomato puree and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add turmeric powder, paprika powder and cinnamon powder and mix well and cook for 2 minutes.
  6. Add pepper powder, salt and cumin powder and mix well. Cook for 2 minutes.
  7. Add spinach leaves, coriander leaves and sautéed shrimps and cook for 2 minutes.
  8. Add Lebanese spice powder and mix well.
  9. Serve immediately.