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Tandoori Prawns Recipe

Tandoori Prawns is a popular Indian Starter
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On :
Tuesday, 17 May, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Starter Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
BBQ / Grill Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 3.5 based on 100 votes
3.5

Ingredients

  • 1 kg - Prawns (large size), shelled, deveined, cleaned with the tail left intact
  • 4 tbsp - chick pea flour
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • For the Marinade:
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp - Ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp - Garlic paste
  • 2 tsp - Lemon juice
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - yellow chilli powder
  • 1.5 tsp - ajwain (carom seeds)
  • 1 tsp - Garam Masala powder
  • 2 tbsp - Mint leaves, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp - oil for basting
  • salt to taste
  • How to Make Tandoori Prawns:

    1. Mix the chick pea flour and salt well with the prawns and set aside for 45 mins.
    2. Wash and pat dry the prawns.
    3. Heat 3 tbsp oil in a kadhai (wok) and fry the onions until brown.
    4. Add ginger/garlic paste and saute for 30 seconds.
    5. Remove from heat and cool.
    6. Grind this mixture into a paste.
    7. Mix the ingredients of the mixture into the paste.
    8. Add prawns, mix well and refrigerate for 3 hours.
    9. Oil the skewers and skewer the prawns.
    10. Cook in a tandoor or in a grill for 4 mins.
    11. Baste with oil and cook for another 4-5 mins or until prawns are fully done.



     

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