Monday, 24 October 2011

Stir-Fried Prawns

If you like seafood or specially prawns, here is a recipe from Sri Lanka. This may be bit spicy, but as always you can adjust the spices.

Ingredients (2-3 servings)

Prawns 100g (cleaned & removed the shell)
1 onion sliced
1 tomato chopped
1 tsp chili powder
1 tbs curry powder
¼ tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp fenugreek seeds
Piece of cinnamon stick
Curry leaves
Piece of a pandan leaf (rampe) (optional)
1 cardomom
2 cloves
2 tbspn Oil
Salt to taste
1 tsp ginger garlic paste

Wash clean prawns.
Mix all powdered ingredients above listed with prawns & keep aside.
Heat about 1-2 tbspn oil in a pan.
When it is hot, add mustard seeds.
When it is pop out, add cardamom, cloves, ginger garlic paste & fenugreek seeds.
Then add onion. Saute few minutes
Once onions are tender, add tomato & curry leaves/rampe. Mix well.
Sauté few minutes until tomato becomes soft & looks as a sauce.
Then add prawns which already mixed spices. Mix well.
Cover & cook for about 1 minute.
Then add about ¼ cup of water, cover & cook for few minutes until prawns are done.
Adjust salt to taste.
Serve & Enjoy !!

 Good with plain rice too.

linked with Recipe of the week


  1. Now that is not enough for me.....Serve some more!! :)

  2. I love prawns and I love them better when they are spicy like this!!

  3. love the spicy prawns and this sounds delicious..

  4. Just beautiful! Thanks for linking it in. Have a great week.


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