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.

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 […]