Saturday, November 14, 2009

Shrimp/Prawn Gravy

When I want to cook only for me and it should be simple and tasty I always prefer cooking shrimp, shrimp is always a magical dish, which cooks fast. This dish takes no more than 30 mins and I have made this dish numerous times. Shrimp is one dish which tastes always great however cooked provided if you like shrimp. This dish is cooked in a wonderful onion and tomato sauce with all the spices. This is a great combination for rice.

Shrimp - 2 cups
Tomato - 2 chopped
Onion - 1 chopped
Ginger - 1/2"
Garlic - 4 cloves
Green Chilies - 3
Coriander Powder - 2 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala - 2tsp
Oil - 3 tsp
Red food color - Optional 
Salt to taste

Fry onion , tomato, ginger, garlic and green chiles in 1 tsp of oil in a pan for 5 mins and grind to a fine paste. In a pan heat 2 tsp of oil and fry the grounded paste for few mins and add all the dry masala powders and add the shrimp and cook till the gravy thicken to your desired consistency. Garnish with cilantro and enjoy with rice.


  1. Thats a very quick and yummy gravy with prawns..liked the recipe as well as the pic..nice one swarna

  2. Spicy and yummy prawn gravy,perfect for shrimp lovers...

  3. That's true..Shrimps go well with most of the flavors :-)Your dish looks yummy :-0

  4. Shrimps gravy looks prefect and delicious!

  5. Your prawns gravy makes me drool, looks so spicy and delectable!!!

  6. Hi Swarna, thanks for stopping by my blog and the lovely have a wonderful blog...I loved reading all your posts....I love prawn gravy...looks very delicious :)

  7. Gravy looks so rich and thick. Love to have with steamed rice.

  8. gravy looks great swarna first time here u have a nice blog with yummy recipes


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