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Monday, March 23, 2015


Prawn Butter Masala:


500 gm cleaned prawns
For marination
Lemon juice(1/2 of lemon)
3 tbs hung curd
1/2 tsp garlic paste
1/2 tsp ginger paste
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp tandoori masala
3 tsp onion paste
1/2 tsp mustard oil
2-3 tbs butter

For gravy

1 medium onion chopped
4-5 cloves of garlic chopped
1 inch ginger chopped
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp tandoori masala
Salt & sugar to taste
1 medium tomato chopped
2 tbs tomato ketchup


1)Marinate the prawns with lemon juice for 10 minutes.

2)In a bowl,add hung curd,garlic paste,ginger paste,turmeric powder,red
chilli powder,tandoori masala,onion paste,mustard oil.Mix the prawn in this
2nd marinate.Keep it for another 10 minutes.

3)Heat 2 tbs butter.Fry the prawns & keep aside.

4)Again heat the rest of the butter.Add chopped onion,chopped ginger,chopped garlic & rest of the onion paste.Saute for some time.Now add the chopped tomatoes.Then add turmeric powder,red chilli powder,tandoori masala,salt & sugar.Add little water & fry it.Now add tomato ketchup & rest of the marinated masala.Mix properly.Finally add the fried prawns.Cover & cook for another 2-3 minutes.

Reduce the flame ,sprinle Indian Garam Masala,Chopped Corriander and Mint leves 
Serve with Chapathis or Steamed Rice  :-)