How to make Prawn Hara Bhara Masala -

Prawns cooked with a fresh coriander-mint masala.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Prawns (medium) (मध्यम आकार के प्रॉन्स), Fresh coriander leaves (ताज़ा हरा धनिया)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Seafood

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Prawn Hara Bhara Masala

Prawn Hara Bhara Masala Recipe Card


Hindi: jhinga
Favourite seafood? Prawns, prawns and more of prawns. A wide variety of small crustaceans, tiny relatives of the lobster, are known as prawns. Prawns are normally translucent when raw but get their distinctive pink or red colour on being cooked. one word of caution – if buying unpeeled prawns, smell for freshness and look for bright, shiny shells that have some spring left in them.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Prawn Hara Bhara Masala Recipe

  • Prawns (medium) shelled and deveined 12-16

  • Fresh coriander leaves roughly chopped 2 medium bunches

  • Fresh mint leaves roughly chopped 1 medium bunch

  • Green chillies broken 2

  • Oil 1 teaspoon + 1 tablespoon

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Cloves 3-4

  • Green cardamoms 2

  • Cinnamon 1 inch

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Onions chopped 2 medium

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 2 teaspoons

  • Fresh cream 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Put green chillies, coriander leaves and mint leaves in a blender jar, add sufficient water and blend into a thick and smooth paste.

Step 2

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan. Add bay leaf, cloves, cardamoms and cinnamon and sauté for a minute.

Step 3

Add garlic and sauté till garlic turns light golden. Add onions and sauté for 2 minutes.

Step 4

Add 1 teaspoon oil on one side in the same pan. Add cumin seeds and sauté for a minute.

Step 5

Add prawns, mix well and toss. Add salt, mix well and sauté for 10 seconds.

Step 6

Add ground paste, mix well, cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 7

Add garam masala powder and mix well. Add cream, mix well and switch off heat.

Step 8

Serve hot.

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