Temperado Prawns (Tempered Prawns)

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 kg - good prawns cleaned and de-veined
  • 1 tsp - lime / lemon juice
  • salt to taste
  • 2 onions chopped finely
  • 1 tsp - finely chopped garlic
  • 1 tsp - finely chopped root ginger
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala powder / all spice powder
  • 2 tsp - chillies powder
  • 2 tbsp - tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp - chopped coriander leaves

How to Make Temperado Prawns (Tempered Prawns)

  • Marinate the prawns with the lime juice, turmeric and salt for 15 mins.
  • Fry the onion, garlic and ginger gently in the oil until golden brown.
  • Now add the chillies powder, cumin powder, garam masala/ all spice powder and fry for a few minutes.
  • Add the prawns and saute for around 3 mins until the prawns start to turn pink.
  • Now add the tomato paste and cook on low heat for about 5 more mins.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander and serve with bread, rice or chapattis.

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