Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Prawn Fry / Spicy Prawn Masala

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Prawns are very popular sea food...!!!
This Indian dry Prawn Fry recipe requires almost no effort, coz prawns have such a short cooking time. If you are a sea food lover, then the very talk of spicy prawn fry , is sure to make mouth watering…!!!
It serves great as a side dish with Rice dishes or with chapatti..!
Not only Prawn fry is a tasty dish, it is  a healthy sea food dish also...!
Prawns are an excellent source of protein and a great way to add iron, zinc, Iodine, Phosphorous, Omega 3 fatty acids to our body.  And have smaller quantities of calcium, magnesium and sodium.
Also loaded with Vit B ; E , which are essential for healthy skin, bones and teeth..!.
Here is the very popular  Prawn fry recipe for you…
  • Prawns                         - ½ kg
  • Oil                                - 4 tbsp
  • Onion                           - 2
  • Tomato                         - 2
  • Ginger garlic paste        - 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric pwd                - ½ tsp
  • Red chilly pwd              - 1 ½ tbsp
  • Coriander pwd               - 1 tbsp
  • Pepper pwd                  - 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Curry and coriander leaves
  1. Wash prawns and marinate with salt , turmeric pwd and  red chilly  pwd..
  2. Set aside for 15 mins.
  3. Heat oil in a pan.
  4. Add chopped onion and sauté to transculent.
  5. Add ginger garlic paste and fry till raw smell disappears.
  6. Add mashed tomato and cook until oil separates.
  7. Now add turmeric pwd, salt, red chilly pwd, pepper pwd, coriander pwd and stir well.
  8. Add little water and allow to boil for few minutes.
  9. Add the marinated prawns and stir in the masala.
  10. Add ½ cup water and place the lik and cook covered.
  11. Add fresh coriander leaves and stir well.
  12. Allow to cook in low flame for 5 mins.
  13. Open lid and check for prawns are completely cooked.
  14. Simmer the flame and fry well, till the masala thickens.

Serve hot with white steamed rice or chapathi…:)


  1. Am drooling rite now, my favourite fry..even i prepared the same today for our lunch with rasam..

  2. oh....See the color of ur prawn fry...long since I bought some...U r tempting me..

  3. Colorful n delicious prawn fry..nice recipe!

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  4. delicious prawn fry love it like this

  5. tempting recipe, looks very nice, and beautiful click too

  6. I saw ur site at akilas and glad to be here...prawn fry looks deliciosa...there a quite a few recipes,i have never tot of or heard of...like ragi pakoras,beetroot vada....love the innovativeness and ideas...keep blogging for us.

  7. oh yum this is one of my fav Indian dishes

  8. OMG scrumptious prawn fry jay .For some reason i love prawns ,count me in at any time .Iam drooling here .


  9. Jay u r making me hungry,So long before i had it in my friend's home.Ur version is dhool.

  10. yummy n finger licking prawns.. love the pics..

  11. Drooling here ...... looks perfect !

    Cheers n Happy Cooking,


  12. Prawn fry looks delicious.

  13. Prawn fry looks so yummy!! Great pics, Jay..

  14. Shrimp India style, sounds delicious. Thanks for sharing.

  15. looks delicious..mouth is really watering dear...

  16. I appreciate your comment...Plz visit often...:)

  17. wow very much tempting prawns ..love it ..

  18. This dish looks and sounds so tasty. Must have lots of rice to go with it...yumm!

  19. Prawn fry looks spicy and mouthwatering.. bookmarked.

    Aaha Oho

  20. One of my favorite prawn dishes. Looks so yummy! Thank you.

  21. My favourite dish. A bit on the higher side for those with cholesterol?

  22. with rasam rice, perfect combination!!yummy!

  23. Drooling..spicy and yummy fry.

  24. I love shrimpy's in Sea Food, very muc and this looks like a real delish preparation!!
    Delicious pics!

  25. That prawns dish looks so good! I can devour the whole plate by myself! yummy!

  26. Gosh !!! this prawn dish looks sooo good !!mouthwatering !!

  27. Yummy !! My mouth is watering.. i have tried this & i liked the most. Thanks for sharing, & even i found amazing link of 'Indian Recipes cooking show', 'Indian Cooking Recipe', 'Indian Cooking' You will also like it.

  28. This dish looks so delicious! I am a big sea food fan!


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