Tomato Prawns

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Total Time:
25 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 500 gms. Prawns, medium size, shelled, cleaned and de-veined
  • 3 tbsp. oil
  • 3 small onions, grated
  • 1 tsp. ginger and garlic paste
  • 1 tsp. chilli powder
  • 1 tsp. coriander powder
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 ½ cups tomato puree
  • 1 tsp. dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi)
  • Fresh coriander leaves for garnishing

How to Make Tomato Prawns

  • Wash prawns thoroughly and pat dry.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add onions and fry until transparent.
  • Add ginger and garlic pastes and fry further for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add chilli powder, coriander powder, lemon juice, salt and tomato puree.
  • Fry until the oil separates.
  • Mix in ½ cup of water, followed by dried fenugreek leaves.
  • Bring to a boil and add the prawns.
  • Cook for 7-10 minutes, until the prawns turn opaque.
  • Garnish with green coriander leaves and serve immediately with boiled rice.