Prawn Masala Rice Recipe

Raksha Kamat
Prawn Masala Rice Recipe
2235 ratings.

Prawn Masala Rice Recipe is made using marinated prawns, veggies, spices and sauces. It is a great recipe if you are craving for something different which is made of prawns. You can have it for dinner and can pack in your lunch box too.

Serve Prawn Masala Rice Recipe with green salad and raita of your choice for a delicious weekday lunch or dinner.

You can also try other similar recipes such as

  1. Pudina Rice
  2. Lemon Rice
  3. Chinese Vegetable Fried Rice
  4. Jeera Rice

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Cuisine: Indian
Course: Lunch
Diet: High Protein Non Vegetarian
Prep in

0 M

Cooks in

40 M

Total in

40 M


4 Servings


  • 1 cup Basmati rice
  • 2 Bay leaves (tej patta)
  • 2 Onions
  • 5 cloves Garlic
  • 1/2 inch Ginger
  • 1 teaspoon Soy sauce
  • 1/2 Carrot (Gajjar)
  • 1 teaspoon Green Chilli Sauce
  • 1/2 Red Yellow or Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum)
  • 1 teaspoon Roasted tomato pasta sauce
  • 8 Prawns , marinated
  • 1 tablespoon Butter (Salted)
  • 2 tablespoon Oil , to fry
  • 2 Cloves (Laung)
  • 4 Whole Black Peppercorns
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon Powder (Dalchini)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , for garnishing, chopped
  • Salt , to taste
  • For Marinating the Prawns
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Prawn Masala Rice Recipe

  1. To begin making the Prawn Masala Rice Recipe, firstly marinate the prawns by applying chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt and keep them aside for 30 minutes.

  2. Scrape the outer skin of the carrot and cut it into fine long slices. Chop the capsicum into thin long slices.

  3. Par boil the basmati rice in a saucepan by adding bay leaves, peppercorns, cloves and a pinch of salt.

  4. Also add 1 teaspoon oil to the boiling rice so that they don't become sticky.

  5. After the rice gets par-boiled, spread it on a colander/big strainer so the water drains out and let it dry for 30 minutes.

  6. Spread the cinnamon and pepper powder on it.

  7. In a kadai/wok add oil and fry onions and let them turn pinkish. Then add the paste made out of garlic and ginger. Let it get fried for sometime.

  8. Add the veggies and fry for sometime. Cut the prawns into 2-3 pieces and add it to the kadai and fry for about 8 minutes.

  9. After 8 Mins, add the sauces and fry for one more minute.

  10. Add salt and mix well.

  11. Once this is done add the cooked basmati rice and mix well ensuring that the rice grains does not break. Add butter and mix properly.

  12. Switch off the gas and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

  13. Serve Prawn Masala Rice Recipe with green salad and raita of your choice for a delicious weekday lunch or dinner.