Saturday, November 27, 2010

Shrimp Masala

Things you will need:

Chemmeen/Shrimp/Prawn: 2 lbs (You can use the frozen kind) peeled , deveined, cleaned well
Onion- 2 diced
Curry Leaves
Ginger- 1 inch piece, grated
Garlic- 4 or 5 pods minced
Turmeric Powder- 1 tsp
Coriander powder- 1 tbsp
Red Chilli powder – 1 tsp
Green Chillies- 4 or 5 slit in half lengthwise
Cilantro – chopped
Ketchup- 1 tsp
Lime juice – 1 tsp
Oil -1 tbsp
Butter- half stick
Water – 1 cup
Salt to taste

Preparation Method:

Heat oil. Add ginger and garlic.
Once brown , add butter ,onion, curry leaves and green chillies and sauté .
Then add turmeric, coriander, and red chilli powder and stir until it looses its raw smell.
Now add the shrimp ( chemmeen) , salt and water.
Bring this to a boil and cook until shrimp is nice and tender .
Then add ketchup, and let it simmer for 2 minutes.
Now add lime juice and garnish with cilantro.

Shrimp (aka Chemmeen or Prawn) Masala is now ready to be served with warm rice and raita (yoghurt salad).


  1. wow i too made similar one..its in my draft...

  2. Hola he estado detrás de esta receta no sabes cuanto tiempo y he caido en tu blog por pura suerte!! y me encanta, así que me apunto como tu seguidora por que me has conquistado!!
    Y bueno no me quiero despedir sin antes invitarte a visitar mi blog, Tu E Chef, que aunque aún no ha cumplido tres meses está muy lleno de cariño y de ilusión, pásate un momento que yo pondré un merengado de frutas que he preparado, y unos refrescos, de finas hierbas que combinan estupendamente!!
    Un Beso muy gordo!!
    Tu E Chef

  3. wow... looks yummy... I too made shrimp yesterday...its in my draft...but no, not at all like this.... my nest adventure with shrimp is going to be this....


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