Indian Masala Prawns



This easy Indian recipe for Masala Prawns can be enjoyed as a side dish or as main course which can be served with hot rotis, rice or enjoy it as appetizer.
Servings 4 People
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins


  • 500 grams Large Prawns We used Tiger prawns
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 Tomato
  • 1 tbsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tbsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp Garam masala
  • 2 tbsp Oil We Used Olive Oil
  • 2 tbsp Dry Crushed Curry Leaves
  • ½ cup Thick Coconut Milk
  • ½ cup Water


  • In a pan heat 2 tbs oil
  • Add in chopped onions till translucent
  • Then add in the ginger garlic paste and fry till raw smell goes away
  • Add in the tomatoes and fry for 5 minutes
  • Mix in turmeric powder, garam masala, chilli powder and cook for 5 to 8 minutes
  • Add half cup thick coconut milk & half cup water and cook till the curry thickens
  • Add in the prawns and cook for 5 minutes
  • Finally add the crushed curry leaves and mix well
  • Serve Masala Prawns with Rotis or steam rice.


Make sure to devein the prawns and clean them thoroughly.
Masala Prawns Recipe is a easy 30 min recipe. You can chance the amount of Spice as per you spice tolerance.
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian, Malabar
Keyword: Sea Food

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