Monday, January 2, 2012

South Indian Prawn Masala

South Indian prawn masala is famous prawn curry in Indian restaurents which is prepared with medium sized prawns in a onion and coconut based gravy with Indian spices. Coconut gives an excellent taste and flavour. Prawn masala is available in restaurants and hotels serving South Indian food. This south Indian prawn masala dish can be served with white rice and any Indian breads and tastes awesome. Try this recipe and Enjoy Cooking!!!


Prawns, cleaned                                 1 kg.
Red chillies                                          6-10 nos.
Green chillies                                       3-4 nos.
Onions, small                                       4 nos.
Tomato                                               1 no
Coconut                                              ½.
Curd                                                    15 ml
Curry leaves                                        A few
Turmeric powder                                 ¼ tsp.
Coriander powder                               1 tsp.
Cumin seeds, roasted & powdered      1 tsp.
Salt                                                     To taste
Oil                                                      as required


1. Grind the red chilies and mix with the prawns along with all the spices and salt.
2. Grind together green chilies, onions and coconut.
3. Heat oil and fry grinded green chillies, onions and coconut paste till saute.
4. Add tomato, curd and salt till the added oil comes out seperately.
5. Add marinated prawns and cook till done.
6. Serve with rice and roti.


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