Chilli Prawns

Cooking Time: 20 Min

1 cup uncooked Prawns/Shrimp - peel the skin and wash them thoroughly
15 Green chillies, slit them length-wise
10 Curry leaves
1 tbsp Ginger-garlic paste
2 Garlic pods, chop them into small pieces
1 tbsp chopped coriander
1 tbsp green chilli sauce
2 tbsp tomato sauce
Salt as per taste
2 tbsp oil for shallow frying
A pinch of turmeric


  • In a bowl, add prawns, salt,  pinch of turmeric, ginger-garlic paste and mix well and keep aside for 5min
  • Put a pan on the stove and when it is hot, add the above mixture and cook the prawns till all the water evaporates and prawns coil into a circle. Let it cool
  • In another pan, add  tbsp oil and when it is hot, fry green chilli pieces and drain them and keep aside. 
  • In the same pan, add prawns and fry them till they are well cooked. Drain them from oil and keep aside.
  • In another pan, add tbsp oil and when it is hot, add garlic pieces, curry leaves and fry for 2 min. Now add fried green chillies, prawn pieces, tomato sauce, chilli sauce, enough salt (remember we already added salt to the prawns while boiling) and fry for 4 more min and switch off the stove.

Yummy Yummy Chilli Prawns are ready to eat! Goes well as a snack or with Veggie fried Rice


  1. Hi Mridula,

    The recipe sounds delicious. Could you please clarify whether the chilli sauce is green chilli sauce or red chilli sauce.


    1. Hi Naashi,

      Thanks for visiting my blog!! Its Green chilli sauce. I have updated the recipe with correct sauce.