Prawn Tandoori (Masala)

Prawn Tandoori

Prawns marinated in tandoor spice.

Singaporean favourite Indian bbq dish.

This recipe serves 7-8 persons.

Recipe for Tandoori Prawn and Masala

Ingredients For Prawn Tandoori and Masala:

  • 1 kg Large king tiger prawns (14-16 pieces) – devein, wash and clean
  • 2 pieces ginger (2cm each)
  • 3 pieces garlic (pound to extract 5 tbsp juice)
  • 1 level tbsp briyani powder
  • 1 cup yogurt or 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 level tbsp sugar
  • 1 level tsp salt
  • Some red and yellow colouring
  • For garnishing: Some salad leaves and slices of lemon

How to make Tandoori Prawns:

  1. Mix all the ingredients together. Let the prawns marinate for at least three hours.
  2. Bake the prawns in an oven at 200 for 15 minutes or over a girdle for 15-30 minutes with medium heat. Do not over cooked.
  3. Serve warm with salad leaves and lemon slices (squeeze juice over prawns just before eating).
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  1. Torviewtoronto

    this looks wonderful deliciously done

  2. Anonymous

    can i use chicken instead? any recipe difference for the masala? anyway tx for the tandoori recipe.

  3. Halal Cakes and Kueh Recipe

    I loved this recipe. Going to try this for my bbq gathering this weekend! Nice post!

  4. Singapore Caterer

    I let this marinate about 4 hours and these were fabulous! Thanks for a great recipe!

  5. Anonymous

    simple yet delicious dish! i love huge prawns bbqued! fresh prawns have unique seafood flavor that goes well on fire.