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Special Prawn Thokku Recipe

Special Prawn Thokku is a popular Indian Pickles and Chutneys
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On :
Thursday, 16 March, 2017
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Pickles and Chutneys Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 2
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 kg - shrimps, cleaned.
  • 2 cups - onion, chopped.
  • 1 cup - tomato, chopped.
  • Lime size ball - tamarind.
  • 3 - green chillies, slit.
  • 5 tbsp - oil.
  • 1 tsp - mustard.
  • 1/2 tsp - fenugreek.
  • a few - curry leaves.
  • 2 tbsp - Ginger Garlic paste.
  • 2 tsp - chilli powder.
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder.
  • 3 tsp - coriander powder.
  • salt to taste.
  • How to Make Special Prawn Thokku:

    1. Soak tamarind in 1/2 a cup of water and extract the juice.
    2. Heat the oil in a kadai.
    3. Add mustard and fenugreek.
    4. When they splutter, add curry leaves and green chillies.
    5. Fry for a few seconds.
    6. Add onion, fry till it is light brown.
    7. Add ginger-garlic paste, fry till fragrant.
    8. Add all the powders and tomato.
    9. Cook till the tomatoes are reduced to a pulp.
    10. Add shrimps and salt.
    11. Cover and simmer till prawns are cooked.
    12. Add tamarind extract and simmer without covering for 5 mins.
    13. Serve with steamed rice, idly or dosa.




     

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