Chemmeen masala recipe – Shrimps – Prawns masala recipe

Prawns MasalaPrawns Masala - Chemmeen Masala
  • Yield : 1/2kg
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 30m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 60m

Chemmeen masala recipe – Shrimps – Prawns masala recipe

Prawns masala is very tasty and easy to make. Chemmeen masala is a spicy non-vegetarian item. 

It can be served with hot rice and also used as a side dish item. Shrimps are healthy sea food item.

Try this healthy food item in you kitchen and enjoy!

Chemmeen Masala recipe | Shrimps | Prawns Masala recipe

Chemmeen Masala recipe | Shrimps | Prawns Masala recipe


  • Prawns cleaned with head removed - 1/2 kg
  • Mustard Seeds
  • Onions chopped - 3 big
  • Tomatoes very finely chopped - 3
  • Green Chilli cut into 2 pieces - 5
  • Curry leaves - 10
  • Kashmiri Chilli powder - 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tbsp
  • Water - 1/2 cup
  • Coconut oil - 6 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • For Seasoning:
  • Coconut oil - 2 tbsp
  • Curry leaves - 10


Step 1

Heat 6 tbsp coconut oil in a thick bottomed wok. Splutter the mustard seeds and then sauté onion in this oil. Once onions are translucent, sauté chopped tomatoes, green chilli and curry leaves.

Step 2

Once the above items are sauté very well add chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt to taste. Sauté for 5 more minutes, until the chilli powder darkens the color.

Step 3

Then add water and slide prawns to the gravy. Mix well and allow the prawns cook in the gravy for 10 to 15 minutes in low flame with lid closed.

Step 4

After 15 minutes open the lid, stir well, increase the flame and evaporate excess water to make the gravy in the required consistency. Switch off the flame. The prawn masala is ready.

Step 5

Now the final tip and step is seasoning the prawn masala with 2 tbsp coconut oil and curry leaves. Stir well and serve hot with steamed rice or roti. Enjoy!!!

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