Spicy Prawns

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 8
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

  • Peel away the shells of the prawns.
  • Put into a pan, add the lime juice and leave for 5 mins.
  • Wash each prawn under running cold water and pat dry with kitchen paper.
  • In a food processor, blend together the coconut, tomatoes, garlic, ginger and onion.
  • Grind the fennel, cumin, fenugreek, chilli and turmeric to a fine powder.
  • 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.
  • Add the blended ingredients and continue to fry for 2-3 mins.
  • Add the water and bring slowly to a boil. Simmer for 2 mins.
  • Add the prawns, salt and bring back to boil.
  • Simmer for 6-8 mins or until the prawns are cooked.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.

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