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Prawn Recipes

Prawns refer to a species of shellfish belonging to the lobster family. The preparation of prawns involve a rather lengthy procedure ranging from defrosting to cleaning and de-veining and finally deciding whether to cook them with or without the shell.Prawns can be cooked in a host of ways. Grilling, broiling, frying and steaming are the preferred methods of cooking. Prawns are made into curries and the shells and heads are sometimes used for making stock.Prawn recipes are popular world wide and hailed by different names. They are “lobsters” to the Danihsh, “scampi” to the Italians, “languoustine” to the French, “langostino” to the Spanish and “lobsterette” to the Caribbeans.

  • Crispy fried prawns is an extremely simple dish to prepare. The only tricky part is to remove the prawns when they are cooked properly otherwise this is an excellent dish…

  • Creamy Garlic prawns is a simple and delicious dish ideal for a weekday lunch or dinner. Full of flavour, it is a great dish to serve family or guests. Best…

  • Piri Piri Prawns is a popular starter snack ideal for a summer barbecue. Piri Piri (or Peri Peri) is a fiery sauce from Portugal that is fast becoming a must…

  • Chilli Prawns are a very popular Indo-Chinese appetizer / snack dish. Delicious and mouth-watering, these can be served as is or can be served with fried rice too. Ideal for…

  • Prawn is among the most loved seafood which is also preferred due to its nutritious and aphrodisiac properties. It tastes simply amazing especially when it is natural flavor blends with…

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    Prawn Podimas

    by Sunita Karthik

    Prawn Podimas is a South Indian made with coconut or without. It can be served as a side dish to rotis, naans or rice items. Ingredients: Coconut Oil – 5…

  • A delicious and easy to make appetizer / starter, these Fried Masala Prawns are perfect for any occasion or party. Serve with mint chutney for the extra flavour. Ingredients Prawns…

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    Prawn Kofta Curry

    by Praveen Kumar

    A delicious kofta curry with minced prawns. Serve with rice, pulao or roti. Ingredients: For the Kofta: Prawns – 500 gms, shelled, deveined and washed Ginger Garlic – 2 tsp…

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    Jhinga Akbari

    by Sunita Karthik

    Prawns marinated, seasoned in spices and deep fried until golden brown. An ideal starter or a snack for any occasion. Ingredients: Prawns – 500 gms, medium size, shelled and deveined…

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    Eral Kuzhambu

    by Praveen Kumar

    A traditional, tangy and easy to make sambar with eral (prawns) is not only mouthwatering, it is also delicious. Best served with hot rice. Ingredients: Eral (Prawns) – 100 gms…

  • A simple, delicious and easy to make Kerala style Prawn Curry with coconut milk. Can be served with rice or as a side dish to idli or dosa too. Ingredients:…

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    Prawn Golden Fry

    by Arthi Balaji

    These delicious golden fried prawns are a great appetizer snack for any occasion and meal. Ingredients: Prawns – 500 gms, cleaned, washed, deveined Corn Flour – 4 tsp Maida –…

  • A great starter or a side dish with rice, this Andhra style Prawn Fry is easy to make and is delicious. Ingredients: Prawns – 250 gms, deveined, cleaned, washed Shallots…

  • Pad Thai is a classic and popular Thai stir-fried noodle dish. This prawn variation is really simple and easy to make. Ideal for lunch or dinner. Ingredients: Rice Noodles –…

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    Masala Prawns

    by Arthi Balaji

    This is a dry dish served as an appetizer or starter. They can also be served with rice or rotis. Ingredients: Shrimps – 12 to 15, shelled, deveined Lime Juice…

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    Chilli Salt Prawns

    by Praveen Kumar

    A delicious and easy to make appetizer/starter dish. You can substitute red chilli flakes with black peppercorns Ingredients: Prawns – 500 gms Oil – 2 tsp Red Chilli Flakes (or…

  • A quick, simple and delicious seafood ideal as an appetizer or as an accompaniment to a meal. Ingredients: Prawns – 8 to 10, large, peeled, deveined, tails intact Garlic –…