A dry dish using fresh Prawns tossed in hot chilli sauce and mildly spiced with black pepper, bell pepper and green chillies. It’s a simple recipe without deep frying or shallow frying the Prawns. So, the oil consumption is very minimum !!


  • Fresh Prawns – 500 gm
  • Ginger Garlic Paste – 2 tsp
  • Green Chilli – 3 nos, slit
  • Celery, finely chopped – 1 tbsp
  • Spring Onion, finely chopped – 1 handful
  • Red Chilli Power – 1 tsp
  • Pepper Powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Corn flour – 1 tbsp
  • Lemon Juice – 1 tbsp
  • Red and Green Bell pepper, cubed – 1 cup
  • Onion – 2 nos, cubed
  • Chilli Sauce – 1 tbsp or to taste
  • Soya Sauce – 1 tbsp or to taste
  • Tomato Sauce – 1 tbsp or to taste
  • Fish Sauce – 1 tbsp
  • Sugar – 1/4 tsp
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Salt – to taste


  • Clean and devein the Prawns.
  • Heat oil in a wok, add ginger-garlic paste, green chilli and sauté well.
  • Add sliced Onion, Celery and continue sautéing until the onion gets half cook.
  • Add cleaned Prawns, Red Chilli Powder, Salt and mix well.
  • Increase the flame to high and add Soya Sauce, Tomato Sauce, Fish Sauce, Chilli Sauce and sauté well for 3 to 4 minutes until the Prawns get cook.
  • Add Lemon Jiuce, Sugar, sliced Bell Pepper, Pepper Powder and toss well for few seconds. Make sure the Bell Pepper should not over cook.
  • Mix the Corn Flour in 50 ml water, add to the Prawns and mix well for few seconds
  • Switch off the flame and spread the chopped Spring Onion on top.
  • Yummy spicy Chilli Prawns is ready.
  • Serve it hot with any kind of Roti, Pulao or Fried Rice.


  • Do not overcook the Prawns, it will become rubbery.
  • Do not overcook the Bell Peppers, it will loose its color and taste
  • Add very less salt or even do not add salt, as all the sauces are already salty.

Recipe No. 417


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