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3 November, 2015

Hot Pepper Prawns Dry

Posted in : Sea Food, Side dish, South Indian recipes, Starters recipes on by : nrdubey Tags: , , ,

Preration time – 10 mins

Cook time – 15 mins

Recipe type – starter, side dish

Cuisine – south indian

Serve – 2-3


Prawn – 400 g (after cleaning) before cleaning 750 g

Ginger – 1 inch

Garlic – 5-6

Green chilli – 2 -3

pepper/kalimirch – 2 tsp or 1 ½ tsp

Onion -1 medium (chopped)

Tomato – 1 or 2 (chopped)

Red chilli pwdr – ¼ tsp

Turmeric pwdr – ½ tsp

Coriander pwdr – 2 tsp

Garam masala – ¼ tsp

Curry leaves – 8 – 10

Salt – as per taste

Oil – 2 tbsp


In a small blender take garlic, ginger, green chilli and pepper, blend them by adding 1 tbsp of water. Make paste. Keep this paste aside.

Heat oil in a pan or kadai, add chopped onion and curry leaves and fry till onion is translucent.

Now add blended paste to the kadai, stir and fry for a minute.

Add red chilli, turmeric,dry coriander powder and garam masala. Fry for a minute.

Add chopped tomato and salt, mix well. Cook over medium flame till tomato gets mushy.

When  tomato gets mushy add Prawns, stir well. After that cover with the lid and cook Prawns at low flame for 5 to 7 mins. (prawns take only 5 to 7 mins to cook).

After 5 to 7 mins when you open the lid Prawns will be little watery. Now keep the flame high to make the Prawns semi dry. It will take a minute or two minutes.

Dry pepper Prawn is ready to eat.


Blend ginger, garlic, green chilli and black pepper


Make paste


In oil add onion and curry leaves


Add blended paste


Add red chilli, turmeric, dry coriander pwdr and garam masala


Add chopped tomatoes and salt, cook till mushy


Add prawns, mix well


Cover with the lid and cook for 5 to 7 mins


After 5 mins, keep the heat on high, cook till prawns become semi dry


hot pepper Prawns dry is ready

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