Kolambi sukka (Prawns Dry)

This is very easy to make prawns gravy,usually made dry to serve with bhakri…you can add little more water or coconut milk to make more gravy…

This dish has a unique taste of Malawani masala and Kokum.

Ingredients :

1 cup deveined, Cleaned and washed Prawns (medium size)

1/2 cup Onions finely chopped.

1 tsp Ginger-Garlic paste.

1 tbsp Malvani masala.(https://udarbharna.com/2012/09/12/malvani-masala/)

1/4 tsp Haldi powder.

2 tbsp Vatan.(https://udarbharna.com/glossary/)

3 Kokum.

1 tbsp Oil.

Salt to taste.

2 tbsp Coriander leaves, finely chopped.


Wash, deshell and devein the prawns and keep aside.

Add salt,haldi powder and malwani masala,mix well and keep aside.


In a thick bottom pan,heat 1 tbsp Oil,add onion and saute till pinkish brown in colour.Add ginger garlic paste,stir and cook for a minute.

Add marinated prawns,mix well cover and let it cook for 5  to 7 minutes or till the prawns are cooked. Add little water if required as prawns will leave its own water.Add vatan and Kokum.

Once prawns are cooked ,remove the lid and cook till dry.

Garnish with chopped corriander leaves and serve hot with roti or bhakri of your choice.

Happy Cooking !!!


Published by Sameera's Kitchen

A little blog about ordinary and extra ordinary cooking that I do on daily basis for me and my loving family,I am a working woman pursuing an exiting career in aviation industry,with a ten year old kid.. with whatever little time I have spare in my hand after doing day to day chores......I utilise it for cooking and baking......It refreshes me completely.

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