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Prawn Balchao Recipe

Prawn Balchao is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 27 May, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1.5 kg - medium-sized Prawns
  • 1 tbsp - Garlic paste
  • 10 - Red Chillies
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - Cloves
  • 1 tbsp - Ginger paste
  • 4 pieces - Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp - Black Peppercorns
  • 1 tbsp - goon palm feni or white rum
  • 1 tbsp - Vinegar
  • 3 tbsp - dried Prawn powder
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 3 onions1 tsp - Sugar
  • salt to taste
  • How to Make Prawn Balchao:

    1. Grind garlic, red chillies, cumin seeds, turmeric powder, cloves, ginger, cinnamon and black peppercorns to a paste.
    2. Add feni (or white rum), vinegar, and prawns powder to the paste.
    3. Saute chopped onions in oil till brown.
    4. Add prawns to the brown onions and saute till the prawns change colour.
    5. Add sugar and salt and stir till sugar dissolves completely.
    6. Add prepared paste and stir briskly.
    7. Cook for a minute.
    8. Serve with rice or rotis.





     

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