Thursday, February 18, 2016



Hi foodies, today we will see how to make delightful, spicy, aromatic and much more..... kadai prawns/shrimp recipe. This dish has a tempting taste that makes us prepare this dish regularly. So let us see how to make Kadai prawns/yummy prawns curry/ spicy shrimp roast/ karahi prawns. Do give a try to this simply delicious recipe with prawns/shrimp. 

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Prawns/shrimps - 500 g, cleaned and veined 
Baby potato  - 3, peel the skin and halved
Tomato   - 3 large, sliced 
Onion   - 1, large, sliced
Kashmiri chili powder  - 1 tsp (or more as per your requirement)
Ginger garlic paste  - 2 tsp
Coriander powder   - 2 tbsp
Kadai masala powder - 2 tsp( RECIPE GIVEN BELOW)
Turmeric powder  - 1 tsp
Chopped coriander                     


Dried red chili        - 4 nos
Cumin seeds           - half tsp
Cinnamon stick     - 1 small piece
Cloves                  - 2 nos
Green cardamom  - 1 
Pepper                  - 4 peppercorns 
Dry roast all these spices in a medium flame till fragrant. Do not burn them. Once it is cooled, grind it to a fine powder. You can make powder in bulk and store it in an airtight container. The above given is the quantity required for this dish only.                        
Please watch the video below, showing how to make kadai prawns



  • Boil the peeled and halved baby potato in salt water for 8 minutes or more. Drain the water and keep it aside.
  • Now heat oil in a kadai / wok and when hot add half of the sliced tomato and saute until oil floats on the top. When done transfer it to a plate. And puree the remaining half of the sliced tomato and set aside.( You can also puree the whole tomatoes and skip the sauteing process. But sauteing adds a special taste to the gravy.)
  • In the same oil saute cleaned prawns and boiled baby potatoes for 3 minutes or until it changes its color. When done transfer it to a plate. ( you can add extra oil if required).
  • Now add few tsp of oil in the kadai and saute onion until translucent. Then add ginger, garlic paste and saute until the raw smell disappears. Then add the tomato puree. Saute for a while and cook until the gravy turns dry. 
  • When done, add the sauteed prawns and baby potatoes and mix well with the onion mixture. Add salt if required. After two minutes add the sauteed tomato along with coriander powder, turmeric powder, kadai masala powder and salt if required. Add half a cup of water and combine well.
  • Cook until the prawns and potatoes are done or until the oil separates.
  • Finally, add the chopped coriander leaves. Garnish with garlic julienne or dill leaves 
  • Serve hot with dosa, butter nan, chappathi etc...   
Also please watch below a delicious recipe of prawns biryani

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