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Prawn Stuffed Idlies

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves:4
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Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • idli batter 4 to 5 cups
  • small Prawns (shrimps) - 1 cup, cleaned
  • Coriander leaves - 1 tbsp, chopped
  • Onion - 1/5 cup, minced
  • Ginger & Garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • chili powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/5 tsp
  • coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • cumin powder -1/5 tsp
  • Tomato - 1/5 cup, chopped
  • oil - 2 tbsp
  • salt to taste

How to Make

  • Heat oil in a pan; Fry onion till golden brown.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste, fry till fragrant.
  • Add all the powders, tomato.
  • Fry till tomatoes are pulpy.
  • Add prawns and salt.
  • Cover and simmer on low flame till prawns are cooked and the filling is thick.
  • Add coriander leaves and remove from fire.
  • Grease idly trays and half fill with batter.
  • Place some filling on each cup and fill with batter again.
  • Steam for fifteen minutes.
  • Serve hot with coconut chutney.
  • Makes: 16 Idlies
  • Variation:
  • Substitute cooked minced meat (kheema) for prawns in the above recipe.