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Masala Prawns

ingredients

serves 4
675 g (1 1/2 lbs) king prawns
2 tbsps oil
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground mustard
1 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp ground turmeric
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
Pinch cayenne pepper
4 tomatoes, peeled, seeded and diced
2 tsps tomato puree
Juice of 1/2 lime
Salt and pepper
6 tbsps natural yoghurt
2 tsps garam masala
Lime wedges and coriander leaves to garnish

method

1. Remove the shells from the prawns but leave on the very tail ends. Wash, devein and pat dry

2. Put the oil, onion, garlic and spices into a bowl. Cover loosely with cling film and cook on HIGH for 2 minutes.

3. Mix in the tomatoes, tomato puree, lime juice and seasoning. Cook on HIGH for 3-4 minutes until the tomatoes have pulped.

4. Add the prawns and cook on HIGH for 3-4 minutes, or until the prawns are tender and pink.

5. Stir in the yoghurt and leave to stand for about 2 minutes before serving.

6. Divide the prawns between 4 serving dishes and sprinkle each serving with some of the garam masala. Garnish with lime wedges and coriander leaves.

What did you think?

26 people have helped to review this recipe. Thankyou!

Cook on high with cling film????
posted by abc @ 06:42AM, 2/18/08
"2. Put the oil, onion, garlic and spices into a bowl. Cover loosely with cling film and cook on HIGH for 2 minutes."
Masala Prawns
posted by David beckham @ 03:25PM, 2/18/08
High as in microwave high
Cling film
posted by sweety @ 08:43AM, 1/30/10
Its a transparent paper used instead of silver foil
Good recipe
posted by Sandeep @ 09:55AM, 1/01/11
I appreciate the recipe and end result was a good dish. Keep it up.
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