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Prawn Masala Curry...


Bored of making prawn dish the same style everytime? Why don't you try my masala style! ;)

No doubt this dish requires a little more steps, but the end result would worth your effort. Hope you'll enjoy it too like my son, who loves prawn!







 PRAWN MASALA CURRY

Ingredients :~

(A)
  • 1 kg large prawn ~ shelled and veined ( wash, pat dry and rub with some salt )
  • 1 large onion ~ sliced
  • 2 tomatoes ~ cubed
  • 1 tsp tamarind paste
  • 1 cup or more water
  • handful of coriander leaves
  • 50ml thick coconut milk
  • salt to taste
  • cooking oil

(B)
  • 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp chilli powder
  • 1.5 tbsp fish curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 handful curry leaves
(C)
  • 7 shallots ~ peeled
  • 4 cloves garlic ~ peeled
  • 1 inch ginger ~ peeled
  • 3 green chillies

Method :~
  1. In a wok, dry toast Ingredients (B) for 3 minutes until fragrant. Set aside.
  2. Add some oil in same wok and fry Ingredients (C) for 2 minutes. Set aside.
  3.  
  4. Using a food processor, grind smooth B and C together.
  5. Add a little more oil in wok and fry the prawns. Set aside.
  6. Stir fry onion and add the ground ingredients. Keep stirring for few minutes. 
  7. Add tomatoes, tamarind paste, water, coconut milk and salt. Let the gravy boil a few times.
  8. Enter the fried prawns. Mix well and allow to cook for another 2 minutes. Check for salt.
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves before serving.

NOTE :~ You may use the same recipe for fish masala. Just rub the fish with some salt and turmeric powder, and fry.

Enjoy and happy cooking!



  More rice anyone? ^_^








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42 comments :

  1. Sis enna ipedi koduma paneringge...looks so delicious

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    1. Sis, aiyo sorry sis. No kodumai, this is my kadamai to make you drool, hehe! :)

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  2. THIS IS SO YUMMY.. REALLY HOT AND SPICY..WISH I CAN HAVE THE WHOLE PLATE OF PRAWNS BY MYSELF..NICE CLICKS.

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  3. the color is soooo good that it makes me wanna make it today.. replacing prawn for maybe paneer or tofu! ;) :D

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    1. I would love this dish with tofu too Kavi! Hope you'll enjoy it my friend and thanks for the compliments :)

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  4. Hi Love, extra rice please!!! LOL This is my kind of dish, look so tempting and delicious.

    Have a nice week ahead,regards.

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  5. Lovely gravy and close up pics invites to take it from there.
    http://realhomecookedfood.blogspot.com

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  6. Oh dear... thats making me salivate here... Nice masala-y dish

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  7. Looks so yummy!! Nice inviting clicks..

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  8. Wow! lovely clicks and prawn masala looks great. glad to follow you, do visit my space in your free time
    http://www.indianhealthyrecipes.com/

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    1. Hello Swasthi, thanks for stopping by ma! Shall visit you soon :)

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  9. Drool,drool drool..spicy and delicious curry

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  10. Hi Love,

    I hv to bookmark this recipe, looks so tempting, i havent try "garam masala" yet and wonder how it taste like! will try to use chicken instead. Thanks for the recipe. Greetings from Spore!! - Nash

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    1. Hello Nash! Thanks for stopping by. Hope you'll make this dish with chicken. Pls use meat curry powder instead of fish curry powder. :)

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  11. ma che meraviglia!!!!adoro il garam masala...un saluto....

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  12. Fantastic prawn dish. I must have two plates of rice to go with it!

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  13. Prawn curry looks so delicious...yummy.

    http://kausers-kitchen.blogspot.in/2012/11/papdi-chaat.html

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  14. love,
    i datang ketuk pintu rumah you sekarang juga...OMG, the prawn masala is just so tempting..

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  15. must try this sumtime soon..i never knew what garam masala is until i accidentally met with it last week when i was wandering at Mydin Hypermarket...last week i cooked Masala Lamb and it turn out to be family's fav!

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    1. Hi dear! Garam Masala is a combination powder of few spices used to enhance any dish..especially chicken and mutton curries. Am sure your Masala Lamb was a hit! Let me know once you've tried this ya :)))

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  16. Very yummy!
    Was just wondering if I don't want to use cocnut milk, can I substitute it with evaporated milk?

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    1. Hello Siddhu,

      I'm afraid to advise on that as I never tried this dish with evaporated milk before. You may give it a try. :)

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  17. After seeing your pictures, who will say no to prawns, even a vegetarian will definitely drool here..Yummy masala.

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    1. That's great compliment from a wonderful cook like you! :) Thank you sis.

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  18. Hi i like to see all ur simple and awesome recipes but i just dont have time to do any of it...haih feel so down:-(

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    1. Hello Anon, wish I know your good name. Hope you'll find some time trying out the recipes. Thanks for the compliment :)

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  19. Hi Love..
    Sue datang jenguk pejam mata sebelah ja lah ya..Diet..Tp terliur tgk juga..Huhuhu..(^_^)

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  20. Fantastic Drool Stuff! A BIG Thumbs up.................Jasii

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  21. Even it requires more works , but I know this extra works made your spice paste full of aroma. Can't wait to try out this recipe. Thanks for sharing .

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  22. wow..v tempting..i love prawns....cant wait to try...!!

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  23. Hi tried this recipe today. I followed it to the letter. Unfortunately it wasn't that fab. Either my fish curry power or prawns did not do justice to the masala. Added some stock to fix it. It tasted much betta then. I wldnt make this again tho. As much as all these pple who comment r really lovely and kind it wld be nice if they also give feedback upon tryin out the recipe. Thank you for sharing the recipe nonetheless.

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    1. Hello Anon...thanks for trying the recipe. Sorry it didn't work out for you. I have received few feedbacks on this recipe and they've all loved it. Have a great weekend.

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