Prawns in green masala

                                              PRAWNS IN GREEN MASALA

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INGREDIENTS

  • Medium size prawns – 20 nos
  • Turmeric pwdr – ¼ tsp
  • Red chilli pwdr – ½ tsp
  • Coriander leaves – 1 cup
  • Mint leaves – ½ cup
  • Ginger – a small piece [ 1 inch ]
  • Garlic – 6
  • Green chilli – 3 or as per taste
  • Oil – 1 tbsp + 2 tsp
  • Garam masala pwdr – ½ tsp
  • Coriander pwdr – 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon juice as required

PREPARATION

  1. Clean the prawns by removing the head, shell and vein. Wash it well.
  2. Marinate it with chilli pwdr and turmeric pwdr and keep aside for min 20 mins.
  3. Make a fine paste of ginger + garlic + green chilli + coriander leaves + mint leaves.[you can add 1 tbsp of water if required ]
prawns in green masala

prawns in green masala

METHOD

Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan, add the marinated prawns.

Stir and cook till it sweats completely and complete water is evaporated on medium flame.[ 5 mins ]

Remove and keep aside .

Heat 1 tbsp oil in another pan, add the green masala paste .

Stir fry till oil separates and raw smell leaves .

Add garam masala pwdr + coriander pwdr + salt and fry for few seconds.

Add the half cooked prawns and mix well.

Stir and cook for 4 -5 minutes till the prawns are completely cooked and coated with the green masala.

Off the flame .

Drizzle few drops of lemon .

Transfer to serving dish and serve as a side dish.

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NOTES

  1. You can also fry 1 sliced onion before adding the green paste.
  2. Adjust masalas as per taste .
  3. Don’t reduce oil .
  4. Don’t overcook else it will become rubbery.

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 for more recipes click on the names below :-

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  2. Tangy prawns curry
  3. Spicy prawns roast [ kerala style ]
  4. Salt and pepper prawns
  5. Instant prawns fry recipe
  6. Crispy prawns in tikka masala.
  7. Prawns biryani recipe

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