Goan fresh prawn pickle

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 20-25 - Small prawns
  • 1 tbsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - fenugreek seeds
  • 15-20 - whole black peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp - asafetida or hing
  • 1 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2-3 tbsp - Kashmiri red chilli powder (adjust to taste)
  • 1/2 cup - tamarind pulp
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp - oil

How to Make Goan fresh prawn pickle

  • Wash, shell and devein the prawns. Pat dry.
  • Marinate the prawns in salt, turmeric powder and 1 tbsp red chilli powder for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a non-stick skillet, and add mustard seeds. When it starts to splutter, add fenugreek seeds, whole black pepper and asafoetida.
  • Fry till the fenugreek seeds turn dark brown.
  • Keep aside to cool.
  • Once it attains room temperature, blend the spices together in a blender.
  • In the same skillet, heat 1 tbsp oil and fry the prawns till golden brown on both sides.
  • Add the spice mix, 1 tbsp red chilli powder and cook for another minute.
  • Add the tamarind pulp and cook till you get a gravy of thicker consistency .
  • Enjoy this freshly made pickle with boiled rice and any other curry of your choice.
  • Recipe Courtesy: http://www.onlyfishrecipes.com/