Dec 18, 2008

Prawn (Shrimp) Thokku

  • Oil
  • Whole Garam masala (opt)
  • Onion - 2 medium
  • Turmeric pdr - 1/4 tsp
  • Chilli pdr - 1 tbsp
  • Coriander pdr - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
  • Tomatoes - 2 medium
  • Prawn, raw or frozen, deveined - 1 packet


Oil + Whole garam masala + onion + turmeric pdr + chilli pdr + coriander pdr --> saute well till the onion gets mashy and brown. Add tomatoes and saute till it gets well cooked. The oil should separte from the gravy. Now finally add prawns, garam masala and salt. Cook on medium flame for 5 mins and then on low flame for another 10 mins. Simple yet yummy Prawn Thokku is ready to serve. Garnish, if needed with coriander leaves.


  1. Hi Kavitha, thanks for your response. I have already visited your blog, very useful and delicious. Since i have been 3yrs away from home, i cooked a dish (shrimp thokku) of my own with your blog help. I just loved it. Its a real fun. Always indian dish are the best.

  2. Hey Ajay,Thanks for understanding and also finding time to pen some valuable comments.. I happy tat u loved the dish...itz one of my fav too...n yeah, ur absolutely rite...indian dishes are the most yummy ones where spices tend to play so well...


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