Mains, Side dish

Prawns Thokku- masala curry

Prawns Thokku (இறால் தொக்கு)  is a very tasty side which is very popular in South India. In this style, the prawns are cooked into a thick masala consistency hence the name thokku. This has minimal spices but the onions and tomatoes consistency makes this dish very delicious.

Prawns Thokku

  • Servings: 3-4
  • Difficulty: easy
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  1. Prawns – 500 gms
  2. Turmeric powder- 1 tsp: marinade + 1 tsp
  3. Ginger garlic paste- 1 tbsp(marinade) + 2 tbsp
  4. Fennel seeds- 1 big tsp
  5. Onions- 4 medium
  6. Tomatoes- 2 big
  7. Curry leaves- 3 springs
  8. Kashmiri chilli powder- 2 tsp
  9. Coriander powder- 2 tbsp
  10. Green chillies- 2
  11. Pepper powder- 1 tbsp
  12. Salt and oil as required
  13. Coriander leaves to garnish

Please watch the video for the recipe

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