Ingredients you will need:
Jumbo Prawns (15-20) cleaned and peeled .
Olive Oil for cooking -2 big table-spoon.
Salt – 1 teaspoon
Pepper -1/2 teaspoon
Turmeric powder-1 teaspoon
Chilli powder 1 teaspoon
Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon
Garam masala powder – 1 teaspoon
Onion-one- medium size
1 tablespoon of ginger garlic paste (or chopped garlic cloves 4-5, ginger shreds 4-5 )
One green chilli (optional)
Tomato puree – 1 cup medium size
Coriander seeds (1/2 tsp)
Cumin seeds (1/2 tsp)
Mustard Seeds (1/2 tsp)
Curry Leaves – 5
Chopped Coriander for garnishing
Preparation time : 10 minutes Cooking time : 20 minutes
Serves 2 people
Heat oil in pan, add chopped onions first saute for a minute and then add ginger garlic paste and chili.
Fry the onions until you see them turning slightly brown.
Add the cashews and saute for a minute till they get slight golden colour.
Start adding spices :red chilli powder,turmeric,coriander powder , salt, pepper, garam masala.
Saute for a minute then add tomato puree.
Once you see oil is separated from gravy,turn the gas off.
Cool and grind it into a fine paste , it now has more creamy and consistent gravy texture.
On a flat plan, add one tablespoon of oil, add the crushed coriander seeds, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, one chopped pod of garlic and curry leaves.
Once the mustard seeds splutter add the prawns and let the prawns cook for 5-10 minutes on medium flame.
Add these cooked prawns into the gravy , mix well and simmer it on low flame covered for 5 minutes.
Garnish with chopped coriander .
Your masala Prawns are ready , you can enjoy it with steamed rice or naan.