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Prawn Vindaloo

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:6
Rated 4.5 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 kg - Prawns - cleaned.
  • 2 - medium Potatoes cut into 8 pieces each| For seasoning:
  • 3 tbsp - ghee.
  • few -curry leaves.
  • 1 - small onion, finely sliced.
  • salt| For vindaloo masala:
  • 1/2 tsp - peppercorns.
  • 3 tsp - jeera/cumin.
  • 12 - small dry Kashmir chillies.
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric.
  • 2 - cardamoms.
  • 10 Cloves - garlic.
  • 2-3 tbsp - vinegar.

How to Make

  • Grind the masala ingredients to a smooth paste (no water, just vinegar).
  • Heat oil and fry onion till brown and add curry leaves.
  • Fry in the masala, stirring frequently.
  • Add potatoes and some water, cover and cook till potatoes are just about done.
  • Now add prawns and salt.
  • Cover and cook, toss gently from time to time to cook evenly and ensure it does not burn.
  • Do not overcook else the prawns get rubbery.
  • Serve with plain white rice.