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Spicy Prawns Recipe

Spicy Prawns is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 1 January, 1970
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 8
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • Fresh Prawns - 1,200 gm
  • Lime juice (from one)
  • Desiccated Coconut - 2 tbsps
  • Tomatoes (ripe) - 2
  • Garlic - 3 Cloves
  • Ginger - 1 piece
  • Onion - 1
  • Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric - 1/4 tsp
  • Oil - 2 tbsps
  • Curry leaves - 1 sprig or 10 leaves
  • salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing - 1/4 cup
  • Water - 100 ml
  • How to Make Spicy Prawns:

    1. Peel away the shells of the prawns.
    2. Put into a pan, add the lime juice and leave for 5 mins.
    3. Wash each prawn under running cold water and pat dry with kitchen paper.
    4. In a food processor, blend together the coconut, tomatoes, garlic, ginger and onion.
    5. Grind the fennel, cumin, fenugreek, chilli and turmeric to a fine powder.
    6. In a medium-sized pan, heat the oil. Add the curry leaves and the ground ingredients (spices) and fry over low heat for a couple of seconds.
    7. Add the blended ingredients and continue to fry for 2-3 mins.
    8. Add the water and bring slowly to a boil. Simmer for 2 mins.
    9. Add the prawns, salt and bring back to boil.
    10. Simmer for 6-8 mins or until the prawns are cooked.
    11. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.





     

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