Prawn

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.

Prawn Pepper Masala
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Prawn Pepper Masala

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 the musty and strong flavors of spices. Prawn Pepper Masala recipe is a dish that you would easily find in […]

Prawn Podimas (Eral Podimas)
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Prawn Podimas

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 tblsp Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp Fennel Seeds – 1/2 tsp Green Chillies – 2 […]

Chilli Prawns
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Chilli Prawns

Chilli Prawns is a very popular Indo-Chinese appetizer starter dish. Delicious and mouth-watering, this can be served as is or can be served with fried rice too. Ideal for those weekend parties or sunday brunch. Ingredients: To Fry: Soy Sauce – 1 tsp Corn Flour – 2 tblsp Prawn – […]

Fried Masala Prawns
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Fried Masala Prawns

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 – 500 gms, deveined, washed Eggs – 2, beaten Red Chilli Powder – 1 tblsp Juice of 2 Lemons Maida […]

Prawn Kofta Curry
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Prawn Kofta Curry

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 Onion – 1, small, minced Egg – 1, beaten Coriander Leaves – 2 tblsp, chopped Garam Masala Powder – 1/2 […]

Jhinga Akbari (Fried Spicy Prawns)
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Jhinga Akbari

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 Ginger Garlic Paste – 1/2 tblsp Green Chillies – 10-12, finely chopped Fresh Coriander Leaves – 1/4 cup Red Chilli […]

Eral Kuzhambu
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Eral Kuzhambu

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 Onion – 1, chopped Tomato – 1, chopped Potato – 1, small Drumstick – 1/2 (or 1 small), chopped Red […]

Kerala Prawn Curry
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Kerala Prawn Curry

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: Prawns – 500 gms Coconut Milk – 200 ml Onions – 200 gms Tomatoes – 200 gms Ginger Garlic Paste […]

Prawn Golden Fry
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Prawn Golden Fry

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 – 4 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste – 2 tsp Red Chilli Powder – 3 to 4 tsp Oil as required for […]

Drumstick Leaves
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Prawn and Drumstick Leaves Poriyal

An easy to make and simple South Indian poriyal dish with prawns and drumstick leaves. Ingredients: Prawns – 200 gms, cleaned, washed, deveined Drumstick Leaves – 2 cups Shallots (Sambar Onions) – 30, sliced Dry Red Chillies – 4 Oil – 1/4 cup Coconut – 2 to 3 tblsp, grated […]

Eral Milagu Varuval (Prawn Pepper Fry)
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Eral Milagu Varuval (Prawn Pepper Fry)

A popular, delicious and easy to make South Indian dish. Serve with rice. Ingredients: Eral (Prawns) – 500 gms, cleaned, deveined Garlic – 10 to 12 cloves, finely chopped or minced Black Peppercorns – 30 to 35, coarsely crushed Curry Leaves – handful Green Chillies – 6, chopped Coconut Oil […]

Andhra Prawn Fry
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Andhra Prawn Fry

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 (Sambar Onions) – 4 to 5, finely chopped Green Chilli – 1, finely chopped Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tsp […]

Eral Varuval (South Indian Prawn Fry)
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Eral Varuval (South Indian Prawn Fry)

One of the most popular South Indian seafood dishes, the Eral Varuval is typically served as an appetizer snack. Ingredients: Eral (Prawns) – 250 gms Shallots (Sambar Onions) – 7 to 8 Tomato – 1, small Curry Leaves – few Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 […]

Prawn Pad Thai
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Prawn Pad Thai

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 – 125 gms Prawns – 10 to 12, peeled, deveined Tofu (or Paneer) – 60 gms, chopped Egg – 1, lightly […]

Pineapple Seafood Soup
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Pineapple Seafood Soup

Pineapple Seafood Soup (or Canh Chua Tom as it is locally known) is a popular Vietnamese sweet and sour soup variety made with pineapples and mixed seafood. Ingredients: Mixed Seafood – 250 gms, cleaned, shelled and chopped (prawns, squid, shrimps and fish) Oil – 1 tsp Onion – 2 tblsp, […]

Masala Prawns
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Masala Prawns

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 – 1 1/2 tblsp Sambar Onion (Shallot) – 1, minced Ginger – 4 to 5 tsp, peeled, minced Chaat Masala […]

Chilli Salt Prawns
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Chilli Salt Prawns

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 coarsely ground Black Pepper Powder) – 1 tsp Garlic – 2 cloves, finely chopped (optional) Sea Salt as per taste […]

Chilli Garlic Prawns
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Chilli Garlic Prawns

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 – 2 cloves, finely sliced Red Chillies – 2, finely sliced Extra Virgin Olive Oil (or Butter) – 3 tsp Lemon […]

Curry Leaves Prawn
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Curry Leaves Prawn

A delicious and tasty appetizer made with fried prawns sauteed in garlic and curry leaves. Ingredients: Prawns – 8 to 10, washed, cleaned, deveined Sugar – a pinch Butter – 1/2 tsp Oil – 1 tsp + extra for frying Curry Leaves – handful Garlic – 1/2 tsp, finely chopped […]

Creamy Prawn Curry
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Creamy Prawn Curry

A delicious and popular North Indian curry with prawns cooked in a coconut milk sauce and spices. This can be served with plain, cooked basmati rice or jeera rice. Can also be served alongside rotis, naans or parathas. Ingredients: Prawns – 300 gms, cooked, peeled Ginger Garlic Paste – 2 […]

Creamy Garlic Prawns
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Creamy Garlic Prawns

Simple to make, these creamy garlic prawns are best served with rice and ideally suited for a weekend lunch or weeknight dinner. Ingredients: Prawns – 500 gms, peeled, tails intact Butter – 50 gms Garlic Paste – 2 tsp Maida (Plain Flour) – 2 tsp Cream – 1/2 cup, thick […]

Chilli Sesame Prawns
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Chilli Sesame Prawns

This Malaysian style Chilli Sesame Prawns is a great lunch time or dinner dish and goes well with rice. Ingredients: Red Chillies – 4 to 5, finely chopped Prawns – 225 gms, cleaned, shelled Chicken Stock – 1/4 cup Corn Flour – 1/2 tblsp, mixed with 1 1/2 tblsp of […]

Spicy Sichuan Prawns
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Spicy Sichuan Prawns

A popular Chinese stir-fry prawn dish from the Sichuan province. Prawns cooked in a sweet chilli sauce and served with rice or noodles. Ingredients: King Prawns – 225 gms, shelled, deveined Spring Onions – 2 tsp, finely chopped Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tsp Oil – 2 tsp Salt – […]

Deep Fried Prawns with Salt and Pepper
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Deep Fried Prawns with Salt and Pepper

A easy to make starter recipe where Prawns are tossed in a egg and flour mixture, deep fried and salt and pepper sprinkled on them. Ingredients: Prawns – 250 gms, peeled, deveined Egg Whites – 1 to 2, lightly beaten with 1 tsp water Flour – 1/2 cup Sea Salt […]

Thai Prawn & Ginger Noodles
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Thai Prawn and Ginger Noodles

A great meal on a slow weekend or during a family get together. Ingredients: Plain Rice Noodles – 200 gms Prawns – 350 gms, deveined, tails intact Juice and Zest of 1 medium Orange Red Curry Paste – 3 to 4 tblsp (available readymade) Thai Fish Sauce – 1 tblsp […]

Prawn and Chilli Pasta
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Prawn and Chilli Pasta

A simple and delicious pasta ideal for a weeknight dinner or a light meal at the end of the week. Ingredients: Pasta (Linguine) – 250 gms Prawns – 400 gms, shelled, deveined, tails left intact Parsley – 1/4 cup, chopped Salt as per taste Black Pepper Powder as per taste […]

King Prawns in Tamarind Sauce
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Prawns in Tamarind Sauce

Delicious King Prawns in a Tamarind Sauce. Best served with cooked rice. Ingredients: King Prawns – 10 to 12, raw, peeled, shells reserved, tails and head intact Butter – 1 1/2 tblsp + 1/2 tblsp Garlic – 1 clove Dry Red Chilli – 1 Onion – 1/2, small, sliced Chicken […]