Recipe Counter

Quick Prawn Balchao

Recipe by
Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
4
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

Take a look at more Side-Dish Recipes. You may also want to try Healthy Low fat Cauliflower cheese, Best Sambar, Easy Turkey with Mushrooms

Rate This Recipe
4

Ingredients

  • 750 gm - prawns.
  • 12 - red chillies.
  • 5 - onions.
  • 10 flakes - garlic.
  • 2" piece - ginger, crushed.
  • 2 tsp - cumin seeds.
  • 12 - pepper corns.
  • 4 - green chillies, slit.
  • 4 tbsp - oil.
  • 1/2 cup - vinegar.
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder.
  • Salt.

How to Make

  • Clean and de-vein the prawns.
  • Marinate them with salt and turmeric powder. Keep aside.
  • Grind red chillies, garlic, green chillies, cumin seeds and peppercorns in vinegar to a fine paste.
  • In a kadai, heat oil and fry the ginger and onions till golden brown.
  • Add the prawns and saute for 3-4 mins.
  • Now add the ground masala and salt.
  • Mix well and cook till tender.