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Prawns Sukka



Prawns Sukka

Prawns Sukka, Coastal Cuisine Starter.
A spicy, tangy, flavoursome.
Prawns roasted in spicy powders.   
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Marination time30 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Seafood
Servings: 6
Author: Chaya


  • 1/2 kg Prawns
  • 2 Onion medium
  • 2 Tomato medium
  • 1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Red chilly powder
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala powder
  • 2 strings Curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp Coriander leaves For garnishing
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Oil


  • Marination : In a bowl add prawns, turmeric powder, ginger-garlic paste, lemon juice, salt, mix well.
  • Marinate for minimum 30 mins.
  • Onion paste : In a mixing jar add onions, blend it to fine paste.
  • Tomato paste : Add tomatoes to mixing jar, blend it to fine paste.
  • In a pan add oil, curry leaves, fry for 30 sec, now add onion paste, fry for a min, add tomato paste, close the lid, cook for 2 mins.
  • Add marinated prawns, close the lid and cook for 1 min.
  • Add chilly powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, mix well, cook for another min without closing the lid.
  • Now add pepper powder and garam masala powder, mix well , cook for a min.
  • Switch off the flame, garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Yummy Prawns Sukka is ready to have.



Prawns need only 3 to 4 mins to cook tender, do not cook much as it turns hard.


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