Prawns Peppers Peas Masala Recipe

Prawns Peppers and Peas Masala

Easy recipe for Indian-style Prawns masala with red bell peppers (you can easily replace with green capsicum) and fresh green peas. Tastes great with rotis (Indian flat-breads) or even as a accompaniment to a simple home-cooked rice-dal dinner.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine goan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 serving
Author Rupal


  • 500 gms Prawns (cleaned and deveined)
  • 1 red pepper (chopped)
  • 200 gms Green peas Fresh
  • 1 onion - large (finely sliced)
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp water luke warm
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 tsp chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp pepper Powder
  • 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/4 tsp mint Dried
  • to taste salt


  1. Marinate the cleaned prawns with salt, turmeric and chilli powder (use half the quantity recommended above) for about 15-20 mins.
  2. In a pan, heat oil and sear the prawns on both sides until 90% done. Then take them off the heat and set aside.
  3. In the same pan, add remaining oil. Fry onions along with ginger garlic paste and green chillies.
  4. Once the onion starts to brown, add the tomato paste, chopped peppers and peas and mix well.
  5. Add the remaining chilli, turmeric and pepper powders and let them cook. Adjust with the warm water to ensure it doesn't stick to the pan.
  6. When the peppers are almost done, add the prawns and check for salt. Add the dried mint and turn off the heat.