Prawn Roast or Chemmeen Roast

25 Dec

Prawn Roast

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Prawn Roast

Ingredients

To marinate prawns

  • Prawns  -  ½ kg
  • Red Chilly powder  – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder  – ¼ tsp
  • Pepper powder  – ½ tsp
  • Vinegar – 1 tsp
  • Salt as needed

For the masala

  • Red onions, thinly sliced – 3 medium
  • Green chillies – 2
  • Ginger-Garlic paste – 1 tbsp
  • Tomatoes, sliced – 2
  • Curry leaves  -  4  sprigs
  • Turmeric powder – ¼  tsp
  • Red chilly powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Garam masala – 1 tsp
  • Salt  as needed

Method

  1. Mix together the ingredients for marinating and marinate the prawns in it for half an hour.
  2. Heat oil and shallow fry the prawns, but do not wait too long, as it will make the prawns rubbery. Keep it aside.
  3. Sauté the onions and green chillies in the same oil used for frying prawns till the colour changes.
  4. Add the ginger-garlic paste and sauté again till the fresh smell of the paste goes away.
  5. Add all the powders and fry well.
  6. Add tomato and sauté till tomatoes cooked.
  7. Add the fried prawns and salt,cover and let it simmer for 3 minutes.
  8. Sprinkle garam masala and add curry leaves.
  9. Mix and serve with rice or chappathi.


2 Responses to “Prawn Roast”

  1. Mei Teng says:

    Very delicious looking dish. Excellent food photo.

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