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Tandoori Prawns

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 3.5 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: BBQ Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

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