Spicy Shrimp Masala / Prawn Masala /Chemmeen Varattiyathu

Spicy Shrimp Masala /Chemmeen Varattiyathu


  • shrimp, 10 pieces
  • 1 tbs ginger, chopped
  • 3 garlic pods, chopped
  • 3 to 5 shallots, choped
  • 2 to 4 green chillies, chopped
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • curry leaves, a few
  • 2 tsp fish masala(optional) 
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 fresh tomatoes, chopped
  • salt as needed
  • 1 tbs coconut oil
  • fresh lemon juice, few drops

          Marinate the prawns with little bit of chilli powder, salt and lemon juice. Keep aside for 15 minutes.
Crush ginger, garlic, green chillies and shallots. keep aside. Heat 1 tbs oil in a pan, add crushed mixture and curry leaves. Saute till raw smell goes. To this add chopped tomatoes, chilli powder, turmeric powder, fish masala and salt. Cook till tomatoes are soft. Add marinated prawns and cook on low flame for 10 to 15 minutes. Garnish with curry leaves and coriander leaves. Sprinkle fresh lemon juice and serve with rice.


  1. Slurp, thats a delectable and delicious prawn masala,mouthwatering here..

  2. Fabulous, kandittu kothy vannu tto.. Njanipol lunch kazhichathe ullu, ennitum vishakunu..

  3. Wat a....delicious prawn masala,mouthwatering here..

  4. Shrimp masala looks awesome.Color of gravy is so lovely.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  5. I love it, colors are just wonderful :) I love such shrimp dishes :)

  6. wah! so you are a great photographer too... I heard that photographers can make any dull image appear realistic and energetic... is it?

  7. Wow looks very tempting ...fab pics dear

  8. rathri bakshanam kazhikkunnathinu thottu munpaanu thante blog open cheythathu... ippol ente hus chemmen vangan poyirikkukayaa ente salyam sahikkan vayyanjittu...im going to make this today for sure..


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