prawns masala, prawns chilly, shrimp recipes, spicy shrimp
Prawns Chilly
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Servings: 2 -3
Author: Teena Agnel
  • 2 pounds uncooked peeled shrimp
  • 1 medium size onion cut length wise
  • 1 green bell pepper optional
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 5-6 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoon paprika or chilly powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala All spice mix (Garam masala recipe)
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  1. Add vinegar and salt to the shrimp and let it rest for 5 minutes. Rinse well and let it drain.
  2. Meanwhile grind cumin + ginger + garlic.
  3. Heat the oil on medium. Once the oil is warm enough add turmeric + paprika + Garam masala. Immediately add onions or the spices will burn. Saute it well till onion becomes translucent. Add in the paste and fry it for another 2 minutes.
  4. Now add the shrimp and stir till the moisture evaporates. Keep a close eye so that it doesn't get burned.
  5. Once it's dry, turn the heat to medium and add the salt, green peppers and saute for 5 more min.
  6. Adjust salt.