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Plain Prawn Pickle Recipe

Plain Prawn Pickle is a popular Indian Pickles-Chutneys
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On :
Friday, 14 July, 2017
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Pickles-Chutneys Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pickled Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Preparation Time :
1 day
Servings :
Serves 10
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • 500 gms - prawns.
  • 1/2 kg - Salt.
  • 10 - green chillies.
  • 1 Inch - Ginger.
  • 1 Pod (whole) - Garlic.
  • 1 cup - Vinegar.
  • 1/2 kg - Dry red chillies.
  • 1 tbsp - Jeera/Cumin Seeds.
  • 1/4 tsp - Mustard Seeds.
  • 1/2 tsp - peppercorns.
  • 1 Inch - Turmeric.
  • 1 Inch - Ginger.
  • 2 Pods (whole) - Garlic.
  • 1 cup - Sweet oil/Gingili oil.
  • 5 - Bay Leaves.
  • How to Make Plain Prawn Pickle:

    1. Salt the prawns, place them in a vessel with a loose lid and a light weight over the lid.
    2. The next day, drain the salted water, and squeeze the prawns.
    3. Dry the prawns in the sun for an hour.
    4. Fry the prawns in sweet oil, in a flat pan, and keep them aside to cool.
    5. Prepare the sliced masala - green chillies, ginger and garlic, and keep aside.
    6. Masala:
    7. Take a handful of dry red chillies, 1 tbsp cumin seeds, 1/4 tsp mustard seeds, 1/2 tsp peppercorns, turmeric, ginger and 2 pods of garlic, and grind them with vinegar.
    8. Heat some sweet oil, and fry the bay leaves.
    9. Add to it the sliced masala of green chillies, ginger and garlic.
    10. Then add the ground masala and fry.
    11. Finally add fried prawns and simmer till the gravy is thick, and the prawns are cooked.




     

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