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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Shrimp Prawn Masala | Chemmeen Masala

All non vegetarians love prawns,so does my family.My children too love it as there are no bones in it.This is a real good recipe that can be served for chapatis/naan.The masala is well mixed with the prawns and tastes delicious.Enjoy making this masala!!


Ingredients
prawns 1lb
onion 1chopped
green chilli 3-4 cut long
tomato 1chopped
chilli powder 1tsp
turmeric powder 1/2tsp
garam masala powder 1/2tsp
coriander leaves
salt to taste
oil

Method
Wash the shrimp using salt n lime.Boil the prawns with enough water,turmeric powder and salt for 5-7minutes.Drain the water and keep aside.Pour oil in a pan and add the chopped onion.Wait until it is slightly browned.Add the green chilli,tomato and let it get cooked and become mushy.Add the chiili powder,turmeric powder,garam masala powder.Put off the stove.Leave to cool and grind the mixture to a thick paste(without adding water).Now add the paste back to the pan and add in the cooked shrimp.Cook covered for 2-3 minute.Open the lid and garnish with coriander leaves/cilantro.

  • serves 4adults


TIPS
  1. You can use cooked shrimp and try using larger sized prawns.
  2. Chicken masala can be replaced for garam masala.

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