Kolambi Masala Recipe

Prawns Masala Recipe | Kolambi masala Malvani Style

Hello Prawns lovers!! Prawns are favorites of most of us here so lets have an easy to make super fabulous recipe of it, Yummy! Prawns masala a popular recipe which is enjoyed globally.

Prawns gravy masala is malvani recipe, this can also be called as kolambi masala recipe. Mouth watering Maharashtrian dish with the spicy flavors.


  • 500 g prawns (peeled & washed)

For Marinade:

  • 1 tbsp ginger and garlic paste
  • 1/2 cup fresh green coriander
  • 2 green chilies (for spicy effect)
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice or kokam aagal
  • 1 tbsp Cooking oil

For Gravy:

  • 4 tbsps Cooking oil
  • 2 large onions sliced thin
  • 2 tbsps garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp ginger paste
  • 2 large tomatoes diced
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • 2 tsp masala powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Chopped coriander to garnish


  • Put the marinade ingredients into a blender and grind till you get a smooth paste.
  • Pour the marinade over prawns. Mix to coat all the prawns well. Put away into the refrigerator to marinate well.
  • When the oil is hot enough, add the chopped onion. Sauté till the onions begin to turn a pale golden brown in color.
  • Now add the garlic and ginger pastes and sauté for 1 minute.
  • Next, add the tomato paste and all the powdered spices and salt to taste. Mix well.
  • Sauté the resulting masala (onion-tomato-spice mixture) until the oil begins to separate from it. This can take up to 10-15 minutes to happen.
  • When the masala begins to look ready, turn off the heat.Put the prepared masala into a blender and grind into a smooth paste (do not add water) in a food processor or you can use them as it is if veggeis were finely chopped.
  • When very hot, add the prawns and marinade to masala and sauté until the prawns changes color.
  • Cook for 1-2 minutes and turn off heat.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander and serve with Chapatis or Rice.

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