Prawn Masala Curry / Shrimp Masala

19 Apr 2012











Prawn Masala 



Prawn  Masala  Curry  is an easy & mouthwatering seafood dish. We love the freshness, natural flavor & succulence of the prawns. The best part of the amazing prawns is that it is very tasty when cooked with any of the ingredients.


This is a simple & easy to make recipe, which gives the taste of prawns and spices. In this recipe, the prawns are cooked in a tomato based spicy curry. 


This spicy & rich masala laden curry goes very well with a combination of chapathi, roti &  rice.



Here is the recipe to prepare  hot  &  spicy  Prawn  masala  curry,  Indian style !







Ingredients:





  • Shrimp / Prawn                          - ½ kg
  • Turmeric pwd                            - ¼ tsp
  • Coriander pwd                           - ¾ tsp
  • Red chilly pwd                          - 1  tsp
  • Lemon juice                              - 1 tsp
  • Oil                                            - 3 to 4 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds                             - ½ tsp
  • Onion                                       - 2
  • Ginger garlic paste                    - 1 tbsp
  • Green chilly                               - 1 or 2
  • Tomatoes                                 - 2
  • Black pepper pwd                     - ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh cilantro leaves






Method:















  1. Peel , de-vein and wash Shrimp.
  2. Marinade with turmeric pwd, coriander pwd, red chilly pwd and fresh lemon juice.
  3. Refrigerate for atleast 30 minutes.
  4. Heat 3 tbsp of oil in a skillet.
  5. Add cumin seeds and wait to crackle.
  6. Add chopped onions.
  7. Fry till transculent and light brown.
  8. Add ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute.
  9. Add sliced green chillies and finely mashed tomatoes.
  10. Cook till oil separates.
  11. Add marinated shrimp, salt and fry for about 3 to 4 minutes stirring in between.
  12. Sprinkle some black pepper pwd for additional spice.
  13. Cover and cook for about 5 minutes.
  14. Remove lid and stir.
  15. The shrimp should be well done by now.
  16. Continue cooking.
  17. Add freshly chopped coriander leaves and simmer until gravy begins to thicken or reach desired consistency.
  18. Transfer to serving bowl.















 Serve hot with Steamed rice or roti , chapati, naan of you choice..:)














  1. Mouthwatering Shrimp Masala ready to taste.!






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75 Yummy Comments:

Sumi said...

perfect with white rice...

Marina said...

I love any masala, and shrimp is just perfect!

Jayne said...

mmmmm....yummy...can't wait to try. I love prawns.

Jayne @ www.bonteka.blogspot.com

Rosita Vargas said...

Que rico masala soy fan del curry y camaron una exquisitez,abrazos hugs,hugs.

Rosita Vargas said...

Que rico masala soy fan del curry y camaron una exquisitez,abrazos hugs,hugs.

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Akila said...

I am drooling here.. Beautiful clicks...

halal foodie said...

OMG these look super delicious Jay

Zari(Nilam) said...

Thanx for following my blog dear....I don't like sea food except shrimp that's why I never cooked...thanx for sharing delicious shrimp recipe...I will try.

Rebecca Subbiah said...

love a good prawn curry

Sravs said...

Inviting shrimp masala !! looks detectable !!

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Priti said...

One of my fav ...looks so yum

R.Ramakrishnan said...

Exquisite presentation. Looks sooooo delicious.I have given up non veg though :(

Familycook said...

This curry is droolworthy too!

Sheoh Yan said...

Should be very nice to eat with nasi lemak in Malaysia.

Follow foodie said...

Looks Delicious
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simran said...

looking real good!i would love this with some chapati!

Yes, it´s really mouthwatering!!! I´ve never tried shrimps like this :D

S.V. said...

This dish looks and sounds amazing!!!! I could eat that for dinner any night! YUM!

Pranjali said...

No words....shrimp masala is very very very delicious,on that shrimps are my fav.........thanks for sharing.

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simple baking said...

OMG jay m drooling just by looking at the post! Love the colour.

Sangeetha Nambi said...

finger licking Jay !

Rookie Qookie said...

Lovely! We have this for quick Sunday lunch :)

Vimitha Anand said...

Very yummy curry.. Love prawns. Would be perfect with white rice

Zareena said...

mmmm.... lovely and mouth watering curry with prawns. Amazing.

Roshni said...

would love to eat this with some warm rice

Priya said...

Mouthwatering here,wish i live near u..

GEETHA ACHAL said...

Yummy and tempting masala...

Biny Anoop said...

that sure is tasty...love the gravy....u can send in any entry with pepper corns with the blog link and pic to dream640@gmail.com

radha said...

nice masala.

Shabbu said...

looks perfect and yummy...will try soon..

Wow! ~ Wonderful recipes ~ thanks for sharing ~ namaste, ^_^

Nice recipe and looks appetizing!

Kim said...

These shrimps looks really really good Jay!

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Lovely prawn curry...

S.Menaga said...

looks very tempting!!

Naz / Nadz COSK said...

Hai Jay..
Looks yummy.. The gravy was so thick.. I bet it's good to have with bread too..

Kalyani said...

Delicious and yummy with rice ........

Ambreen said...

Delicious curry, looks absolutely wonderful!

Just pass me a bowl of white rice...i'll finish that prawn masala

Looks so delicious! Got to cook more rice for this, for second helpings!

Julie said...

Delicious thick n yummy gravy with prawns,Lovely lip smacking dish!

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dapurCikWan said...

love the shrimps! yummy..

Cathleen said...

This looks absolutely delicious! Shrimp is my only weakness(haha, right..only..), I can't stop eating it!!

Sona said...

Yum yum yum! Love this Jay!

Princy Vinoth said...

i love this curry!

Rashida shaikh said...

We too prepare in the same way, except the marinating part. I like your presentation dear…:)

Asiya Omar said...

wow! prawns are my favourite.nice.

faseela said...

Jay, awesome preperation, super yummy gravy...

Carmen Anderson said...

What a gorgeous dish! Great presentation! I love Masala! Will definitely try this recipe soon!

maha said...

Flavorful and yummy
maha

Sobha Shyam said...

so tempting and i can have with just the white rice :)

looks great

SproutsOfSpring said...

This shrimp curry looks mouth watering!

Bergamot said...

looks delicious. thanks for stopping by. I can see a lot of good recipes on your site.

Loveforfood said...

look absolutely delicious ..... They make me hungry!

PAPS said...

Those prawns looks great. Thanks for stopping by my blog.
www.thoughtsofpaps.com

Curry sounds nice although I don't eat shrimps.

Jay, you are mostly welcome to be my neighbour here in Sweden. When can we expect your arrival? ;)

Tina said...

Delicious..

Ramya said...

i just posted a prawns masala too...this looks so appetizing

I love massala especially your variation. Thanks for visiting my blog :-)

We don't eat much prawns at home but the next time I buy some prawns, I will try this spicy prawn recipe. Looks so delicious and yummy.

Alida said...

Your recipes are always excellent. This shrimp curry is so good. Bookmarking.

CREATIVE MIND said...

Super yummy! thanks for sharing dear :)

Annalisa said...

I have never had prawn masala curry, but I really love prawns and love curry recipes so I will try it... Your presentation is amazing, it looks absolutely delicious!

Annalisa

Marus said...

I love prawns. Looks so delicious.
Good day

Artù said...

Complimenti, davvero uno spettacolo!

sofiaaurora said...

Menudo platito rico y menuda salsita, besos

Now this is my kind of curry!! Makes me want bring my own bowl of rice so I can have some. :)

Rosita Vargas said...

Amiga te sigo desde hoy de nuevo estaba segura que estaba en tu lista,tus recetas me encantan y las voy a elaborar una a una ,abrazos y bendiciones .

Rosita Vargas said...

Amiga te sigo desde hoy de nuevo estaba segura que estaba en tu lista,tus recetas me encantan y las voy a elaborar una a una ,abrazos y bendiciones .

Carole said...

Hi there, this is a really nice post about fish/seafood. It would be great if you linked to it in my Food on Friday series. This week it is about all things fishy and seafoody. Food on Friday

Carole said...

thanks for the link Jay. We are starting to get a nice collection of "fishy" things

Good morning, I featured this recipe on my blog today for my weekly seafood round-up. It looks great, thanks for allowing me to share! Here is the link: http://carriesexperimentalkitchen.blogspot.com/2012/06/week-20-seafood-frenzy-friday.html

Apoorva Sai said...

Prawn Masala Curry is really very colorful and so yummy. Thanks for giving this recipe and delicious taste. More different taste and healthy Non Vegetarian recipes we are giving.

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