Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Prawn Pepper Gravy


  • Prawns - 1/2 kg
  • Onion - 2
  • Tomato - 1
  • Coarse Pepper powder - 1 tsp ( can be increased or decreased according to spiciness)
  • Oil - 3 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - a pinch
  • Urud dal - 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin / Jeera - 1/2 tsp
  • Green chillies - 1
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves - a handful
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - as per taste
  • Lemon juice - 1/2 tsp


  • Clean the prawns with salt nicely.
  • In a kadai / pan, add the oil.
  • When hot, add the mustard seeds, urud dhal, curry leaves.
  • Add the Ginger garlic paste, Onion and tomato and cook till the onions become translucent.
  • Now add in the prawns, salt, turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and cook.
  • No need to add water as the prawns automatically leave some water.
  • Now add in the pepper powder and let it cook well till the oil comes out of the gravy.
  • Before switching off, add the lemon juice.
  • Serve hot with rice or chappathi or Nan etc...

13 lovely comments:

Shama Nagarajan

wonderful prawn fry...

Sangeetha Nambi

Wow !!! Pls change ur blog header as "Expert in Cooking" instead of "Learning to cook" :D


Prawns gravy looks so yummy and delicious :)


Love the prawn gravy...Such a temptation....


Yumm, very tempting and mouthwatering gravy...


looks sooooooooooooooo gooooooood.

Priya Suresh

Seriously u r killing me with ur clicks, mouthwatering here..


i am drooling here...lovely gravy.


Prawn gravy looks drool worthy and the onion rings on top.

Aaha Oho

Malar Gandhi

Love this recipe, looks so good, tempting.

Rekha shoban

mouthwatering recipe!!!nice click!


I just feel like eating this right away.

Suja Manoj

Mouthwatering prawns fry,tempting clicks..yummy

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