Thursday, December 9, 2010

Prawns Masti


350 Gms Prawns
2 Medium Sized Onions
3 Tomatoes
2 Tspns Vinegar
½ Tspn Turmeric Powder
A few Mint Leaves 

For the Masala Paste

½ Tspn Sesame Seeds (teel)
½ Tspn Cumin Seeds (jeera)
½ Tspn Poppy Seeds
½ Tspn Coriander Seeds (Dhania)
½ Tspn Chilli Powder
1/3rd Tspn Garam Masala
4 Green Chillies
6-7 Garlic Cloves


  1. Grate the onions.

  1. Grind the ingredients mentioned in the masala paste column using vinegar whilst grinding.

  1. Wash, peel and chop the tomatoes.

  1. Heat oil in a dekchi and fry the onions till they turn light brown.

  1. Add the masala paste and fry it. Add little water if needed.

  1. Fry the masala and cook it well.

  1. When water dries up add the tomatoes and cook till the tomatoes are soft.

  1. Add the prawns and cook on low fire till the oil separates from the masala.

  1. Add enough water to cook the prawns.

  1. When the prawns are tender and a thick gravy remains, take it off the fire.

  1. Decorate with a few mint leaves on top. Serve hot with noodles and sprinkle some black pepper on top.

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