Prawns 300gm de shelled and washed clean

Juice of a lemon

Fresh coriander leaves about a handful

Ginger 1/2″ piece

Garlic 4 or 5 cloves

Green chillies 1 or 2

Garam masala powder 1/4th tsp

Chat masala powder 1/4th tsp

Black pepper powder 1/4th tsp

Salt 1/4th tsp

Melted butter 1 tbsp

Skewers 4 or as per need


  • In a grinder, take coriander leaves, add ginger, garlic, green chillies, lemon juice and grind into a fine paste
  • In a mixing bowl, take the prawns, add the prepared paste, all the powder spices, salt and mix well. Let the marinated prawns rest for an hour
  • After the marinating time is over, skewer the prawns and brush a side with melted butter
  • Then transfer the skewered prawns to the microwave oven and grill them for 10 minutes or so in the microwave mode. The cooking time will vary as per the microwave output
  • Pause your oven in the midway of cooking and turn the prawns to the other part, brush it with melted butter and restart to complete the cooking
  • Once cooked, take out the grilled prawns from the oven, plate it, garnish and serve hot as a starter.