Prawns thokku/Spicy Prawns Gravy

prawns thokku

Prawns thokku or Eraal thokku is a seafood gravy made using tomatoes and onions.Very simple non veg recipe and easy to cook too.Of all the seafood items ,Prawns have a unique taste and flavour .Prawns thokku goes well with Idly,Dosai and Boiled ric


20 medium sized prawns

1 onion(chopped)

1 tomato (chopped)

1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1/4 tsp fennel seeds

1/2 tsp cumin powder

2-3 tsp chilli powde

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

1 tbsp oil

Salt to taste


Heat oil in a pan,add the saunf,  after a minute add finely chopped onions and saute till they turn transparent.Then add the finely chopped tomato and saute for 5-8 mins in medium flame stirring occasionally .Add the pawns and saute for 2 mins.

Now add turmeric powder,chilli powder,cumin powder,salt and  required amount of water.When it boils reduce to simmer flame and cook  for 15 -20 mins until the oil separates and the prawns are completely cooked.

Spicy prawns are ready to serve.


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