Quick and easy Prawn masala

When you have minimal ingredients at home and you want  to have a quick and tasty side dish or curry on a lazy day, then this dish is for you. It’s very simple to make and you can alter it for vegetarian dish too.

download (3)

Ingredients needed:

  1. Onion
  2. Tomatoes
  3. Ginger
  4. Garlic
  5. Lemon Juice
  6. Coriander leaves – 1 sprig
  7. Curry leaves – 3 sprigs
  8. Chilli powder
  9. Coriander powder
  10. Garam masala
  11. Oil
  12. Salt and pepper to taste
  13. Turmeric powder

Star ingredients

  • Pre washed and cleaned Prawns

For vegetarian dish – you can use cooked garbanzo beans or steamed veggies, corn and the list goes on 🙂 You can customize this .

20140415_211310

How to prepare:

In a grinder have onions,tomatoes, ginger, garlic, curry leaves and coriander leaves  and grind until smooth. Add water if needed .In a kadai, add oil and cook this mixture for 5 minutes, then add chilli, turmeric, coriander powder, garam masala, salt and pepper. Add water and let this mixture cook for 10 minutes or until the raw smell is gone. Now add prawns and cook for 3 minutes or until this cooked.

Garnish with coriander leaves and lemon juice.

20140415_211321

It’s ready to serve 🙂 It goes well with rice,chappatis, dosa