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Sukha Jhinga (Dry Spiced Prawns)


Prawns – 500 gms, shelled and deveined
Oil – 1/2 cup

For the Marinade:
Garlic Paste – 2 tsp
Cumin Powder – 2 tsp
Red Chilli Powder – 3 tsp
Green Chillies – 8, finely chopped
Coriander Leaves – 4 tblsp, finely chopped
Juice of 1 Lime
Salt – 3/4 tsp

For Seasoning:
Oil – 4 tblsp
Cumin Seeds – 1/4 tsp
Curry Leaves – 10

1. Wash the prawns and allow it to dry.
2. Combine the marinade ingredients and rub them into the prawns.
3. Leave them to rest for 2 hours in the fridge.
4. Heat oil in a pan on moderate heat.
5. Add the prawns and marinade into the oil.
6. Fry till they lose their translucency but remain crunchy, for about 4 to 5 minutes.
7. Heat the oil for seasoning in another pan.
8. Add the cumin seeds and curry leaves.
9. Pour it on to the fried prawns and serve immediately.

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