Tandoori Prawns

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These Tandoori Masala Prawns can be grilled & barbequed - the beautiful red color and the aromatic marinade will make you fall in love with the flavor...
  • PREP TIME: 60 minutes
  • COOK TIME: 20 minutes
  • SERVINGS: 5 persons
Tandoori Prawns


  • 25 Jumbo Prawns (washed, cleaned, deveined and tails intact)
  • 1 Lemon juice
  • Salt-to taste
  • 2 teaspoon Ginger garlic paste
  • 3 teaspoon Tandoori masala powder (or any other masala)
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1/4 cup Hung curd (yoghurt strained in a muslin cloth till thick)
  • 1 teaspoon Chili powder or to taste
  • 3 teaspoon Besan (Gram flour), dry roast for 30 seconds
  • 1 teaspoon Kasuri methi, roasted
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chat masala, (optional)
  • Ghee or oil -as much needed to grill
  • 5 to 6 Bamboo skewers (soak it in water for some time)


  • 1. Apply salt and lemon juice to the prawns and let it sit for 20 minutes.
  • 2. Marinate the prawns with ginger garlic paste, tandoori masala, coriander powder, yoghurt, chili powder, besan, kasuri meethi, garam masala and chat masala (if using).
  • 3. Thread the prawns onto the bamboo skewers and let marinate for 30 minutes.
  • 4. Heat a grill pan, add ghee and grill the marinated prawns on both the sides until it gets cooked and brown in colour.
  • 5. You may also grill it in an oven.


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