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Prawn Masala

Masala, a common term used for a nice hot and spicy dish, full of Indian condiments and spices. This spiced prawn dish will be perfect with rice and bread.


Serves 4 to 5


As necessary             Cooking Oil


Ingredients (A)

teaspoon                  Cumin Seed

teaspoon                  Fennel Seed

teaspoon                  Fenugreek Seed

2 sprigs                        Curry Leaves

1 piece                         Green Chilli (sliced)


Ingredients (B)

80 grams                      Onion (chopped)


Ingredients (C)

1 teaspoon                   Ginger (paste)

2 teaspoons                 Garlic (paste)

2 teaspoons                 Onion (paste)


Ingredients (D)

100 grams                   Tomatoes (chopped)

1 tablespoon               Chilli Powder

3 tablespoons              Fish Curry Powder

2 stems                        Lemon Grass

2 pieces                       Lime Leaves

1 sprig                         Pandan / Screw Pine Leaves


Ingredients (E)

500 grams                   Fresh Prawn


Ingredients (F)

1 teaspoon                   Chicken Powder

As necessary               Salt


Ingredients (G)

20 grams                      Red Capsicum (diced/sliced)

20 grams                      Green Capsicum (diced/sliced)

2 sprigs                        Spring Onion (sliced)

30 grams                      Onion (sliced)



1. Peel and wash the Ingredients (E), and leave it aside.    

2. Heat the oil in a cooking wok.

3. Add in the Ingredients (A), and fry till fragrant.

4. Add in the Ingredients (B), and fry till golden brown.

5. Then add in the Ingredients (C), and fry till fragrant.

6. Add in the Ingredients (D); reduce the flame and fry it till fragrant and oily.

7. Then add in the Ingredients (E & F), and fry it well.Increase the flame.

8. Add in salt if its necessary.

9. Finish it off, with Ingredients (G), and simmer it well.



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Prawn Masala.