Karwari style Spicy Prawns

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Total Time:
1.5 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 tbsp - oil (30 ml)
  • 12 curry leaves
  • 2 green chillies, slit lengthwise
  • For the prawns:
  • 500 g - prawns
  • For the marinade:
  • 1/2 tsp - salt (or to taste)
  • 2 tsp - tamarind paste
  • 1 tsp - jeera powder (cumin seed powder)
  • 1 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1.25 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - ginger paste

How to Make Karwari style Spicy Prawns

  • Wash, clean and devein prawns. Drain out water thoroughly and wipe prawns with a kitchen towel.
  • Then mix with marinade ingredients and keep aside for one hour.
  • In a frying pan, heat oil. Fry curry leaves and slit green chillies till fragrant on a low to medium heat.
  • Add marinated prawns. Do not add extra water. Mix well, cover with a tight lid and cook on a low to medium heat for 8-10 minutes or until gravy thickens. Serve with rice.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World