Karnataka Style Prawn Pepper Masala

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is a traditional Indian recipe offered up by the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan or wok, add chopped green chile and onions. Stir-fry for 5 minutes or until golden brown.
  2. Add curry leaves, ginger-garlic paste, and the dry spice powders. Stir-fry for a minute.
  3. Pour in the fresh tomato puree and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Slip in the prawns with 50 milliliters of water and cook for 3 to 4 minutes over high heat. When the liquid has almost evaporated and the prawns are done, serve garnished with fried curry leaves and lemon wedge over 1 cup of cooked rice per person.