Prawns masala is a very easy and spicy dish with a thick gravy. This can be served with rice, roti, appam etc.
Cleaned and peeled prawns - 250g
Onions - 2, finely chopped
Tomato - 1, finely chopped
Chopped ginger - 1 tsp
Chopped garlic - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Chilly powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 2 tsp or more as you like
Curry leaves - a few
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
1. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Add onion and saute till light brown.
2. Add turmeric, chilly and coriander powders and saute for a few seconds.
3. Add tomatoes,curry leaves and salt and saute till tomatoes become soft.
4. Add 1/2 to 1 cup of water to this and bring to boil. When the gravy starts thickening, add the prawns. Cover and cook till prawns are done.