Tandoori Prawns | How to make Tandoori Prawnsby BetterButter EditorialCreated on 17th Sep 2015

  • Tandoori Prawns, How to make Tandoori Prawns

This prawns recipe is a perfect combination of healthy and yummy at the same time.

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  • Serves2People
Tandoori Prawns


  • 250 grams fresh prawns peeled
  • 8 cloves garlic smashed
  • 1 inch ginger piece smashed
  • 1 teaspoon tumeric powder
  • 2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 60 ml lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil (optional)
  • Salt to taste


  1. Wash the prawns, drain and put them in a baking dish.
  2. Take a large bowl, add in the rest of the listed ingredients and mix them well.
  3. Now, pour only half of this mixture on top of the prawns.
  4. Keep it in the refrigerator for 55-60 minutes so that the prawns get marinated well.
  5. You can opt to grill these prawns, or bake in the oven on a temperature of 176 degree celsius for 5 minutes on each side till they turn pink
  6. Once cooked, put these tandoori prawns on a serving plate.
  7. Brush the prawns with the leftover mixture and serve them hot.
  • BetterButter Editorial5 months ago

    Hi Ratnasri, sorry but this recipe cannot be made using a microwave.

  • Ratnasri Dutta5 months ago

    Hi..is it possible to try this recipe using a microwave? If yes the could you please let me know the exact time? I am no pro when it comes to cooking..just trying my hand at the wonderful recipes here :)

  • Ruchira Hoona year ago

    that's perfectly fine.

  • Sunita Ramankulatha year ago

    De marinade tastes n smells raw. also does not dry and becomes soggy n watery. So I opt for frying or g rolling prawna on open fire.