2 Best Prawns Recipes

Prawns

Prawns should not be consumed with lemon juice or with food that contains vitamin c if consumed together can cause poisoning.
The recipe is a seafood dish, which is very delicious and cooked with very fewer ingredients.

If you are looking for delicious seafood starter recipe, this one is just the right one, it’s spicy, delicious. This is also known as Thai chilli prawns or chilli garlic prawns Chinese.

can be served as a side dish or as a starter. This recipe is made by applying the cornflour batter to the prawns and deep-frying them.

Then making gravy or sauce of ginger garlic, chopped spring onions, capsicum, and some soya sauce, chilli sauce, vinegar, and spices like black pepper then water.

This recipe is cooked in very less time and does not need many ingredients.

The process to clean the prawns ( how do you wash prawns before cooking)

  • Remove the head, tail, legs and also the shell of the prawns.
  • Then take it in a bowl and rinse each prawn properly with water.
  • Rinse it 2-3 times in clean water, then drain the water and you can use it.
  • If you are using frozen ones then let it come to room temperature then clean it.
  • If you like curry with the shell then you can keep it.
  • How to clean the prawns without removing shells
  • You just need to cut the head and tail of prawns, make use of scissor
  • Then with help of toothpick remove the tread from inside.
  • After cleaning all the of them, then take it in a bowl and rinse it with water.
  • Rinse it 2-3 times in clean water, then drain the water and you can use it.

1) Chilli Garlic Prawn 

Chilli Garlic Prawn  Recipe Nutrition

Chilli Garlic Prawn Recipe includes 215 calories

Carbohydrates: 26 g.
Proteins: 1 g.
Fat: 10 g.
2,000 calories are the total daily calorie required for a standard adult diet.

chilli garlic prawns
chilli garlic prawns

Recipe Ingredients

  • Prawns 300 g
  • Cornflour 3 tbsp
  • Purpose flour 2 tbsp
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
  • Dark soya sauce 3 tbsp
  • Black pepper powder 1 tsp
  • Egg 1
  • Oil as needed
  • Water as needed
  • Garlic minced 2 tbsp
  • Ginger minced 1/2 tbsp
  • Spring onions 2 tbsp
  • Green chillies 3
  • Green capsicum 1
  • Chilli sauce 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt as per taste
  • Vinegar 1 tsp.
Chilli garlic prawns
Chilli garlic prawns

Process before cooking the recipe

  • Clean the prawns properly.
  • Make cornflour paste.
  • Minced ginger and garlic.
  • Chop spring onions and capsicum.

Tips 

  • You can make the recipe with garvy, you just need double the water quantity or add extra water.
  • If you want to make this recipe more healthy then shallow fry, do not deep fry.

We will first make the batter for the recipe

1. Take a bowl, add 2 tbsp of cornflour.

2. And 2 tbsp of all-purpose flour.

3. Add 1tsp of garlic paste and ginger paste.

4. Then add 1 tbsp of dark soya sauce.

5. And 1/4 tsp of black pepper powder.

6. Add 1 egg, now whisk everything together.

7. Make sure the batter should not have any lumps.

8. Now add 300 g of clean prawns.

9. Mix all to gather, make sure the batter should coat the everything.

10. Head a pan, add oil.
( Oil should be enough to deep )

11. Drop the prawns into the oil, flip them once it’s golden brown.

12. From both the side it’s golden brown, transfer it to a plate.

Now we will make a sauce for the recipe.

13. Heat a wok.

14. Take a bowl, add 1 tbsp of cornflour.

15. Add 1 tbsp of water in it.

16. Whisk it to a smooth paste.

17. Once the wok is heated, add 2 tbsp of oil.

18. Add 2 tbsp of minced garlic.

19. Then add 1/2 of minced ginger.

20. Saute it, until the raw flavours go away.

21. Add 2 tbsp of sliced spring onions.

22. Then add 3 slit green chillies.

23. Saute for a minute.

24. Turn the flame medium then add 1 chopped green capsicum.

25. Stir fry this for a minute and add 1/2 tsp of black pepper powder.

26. Add 2 tbsp of dark soya sauce and 1/2 tbsp of chilli sauce.

27. Then add 1/4 cup of water, mix everything together.

28. Now add the cornflour paste, mix it once before adding it.

29. Mix everything, now add the fried prawns.

30. Toast it, make sure it’s being coated well.

31. Now taste this once, add salt if required.

32. Then add 1/2 tsp of vinegar.

33. Mix everything, transfer it to a plate.

Chilli garlic prawns

Chilli garlic prawns

How to make Chilli garlic prawns
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 215 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 300 g Prawns
  • 3 tbsp Cornflour 3
  • 2 tbsp Purpose flour
  • 1 tsp  Ginger garlic paste
  • 3 tbsp Dark soya sauce
  • 1 tsp  Black pepper powder
  • 1 no Egg
  • as needed Oil
  • as needed Water
  • 2 tbsp Garlic minced
  • ½ tbsp Ginger minced
  • 2 tbsp Spring onions
  • 3 no Green chillies
  • 1 no Green capsicum
  • ½ tbsp Chilli sauce
  • as per taste Salt
  • 1 tsp Vinegar
Keyword Chilli garlic prawns

 

2) Prawn Curry ( How to make Prawns gravy)

Prawn Curry Recipe Nutrition

Curry  Recipe includes 290 calories

Carbohydrates: 12 g.
Proteins: 28 g.
Fat: 14 g.

2,000 calories are the total daily calorie required for a standard adult diet.

Recipe Ingredients

  • Prawns 500 g
  • Onions 2
  • Tomatoes 2
  • Water 1/4 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
  • Green chillies 3
  • Coconut milk 1 cup
  • Coriander powder 1/4 tsp
  • Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  • Red chilli powder 2 tsp
  • Garam masala 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin Powder 1/2 tsp
  • Oil 2 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves.
prawns curry
curry

Tips for making

  • Use the fresh prawns else it won’t taste good if they smell fishy don’t by, it indicates they are not fresh.
  • If it has any black spots on the body or head it indicates they are not fresh.
  • You can also make the curry with the shells on the prawns and while eating you can remove it.
  • you need to clean it properly I have mentioned below how to clean it.
  • You can also make use of frozen prawns.
  • Try and use tiger prawns, if you use shell-on them it needs extra time to cook.
  • If you don’t have coconut milk uh can replace it with cashew nut paste.
  • You can make the coconut milk at home, below I have given the recipe of coconut milk.
  • You can also blend the onions and tomato in to paste if you don’t like the chunky texture.
  • Can also make use of coconut blended paste, it makes the texture thick and also improves the taste.

Process before cooking the recipe

  • Clean the prawns.
  • Chop tomato and onions.

Process for making the recipe

curry
curry

1. Take a pan, add 2 tbsp of oil.

2. Add 2 chopped onions, fry until it’s golden brown.

3. Then add 3 slit green chillies, fry it for a minute.

4. Add 1 tsp of ginger garlic paste, fry it for 2 minutes on medium flame.

5. Add 2 chopped tomatoes, fry for a minute.

6. Then add salt to taste, let it fry until the tomatoes are soft.

7. Now add 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder and coriander powder.

8. Add 1/2 tsp of garam masala powder and cumin powder.

9. Then add 2 tsp of red chilli powder, mix everything well.

10. Cook until oil separates from the masala.

11. Now add 1/4 cup of water in the pan.

12. Saute the masala for 3 minutes.

13. Then add cleaned prawns, mix everything well.

14. Cook for 5 minutes, stir in between keeping the flame medium.

15. Now add 1 cup of coconut milk, stir it.

16. Cook until it comes to boil.

17. Then cover the lid and cook on low flame for 10 minutes.

18. Open the lid after 10 minutes and add 1/2 tsp of garam masala.

19. Mix everything well, then add chopped coriander leaves.

20. Cook for 2 minutes, switch off the flame.

The curry is ready to serve.

Serving tips

  • Serve the dish with roti or rice.

Coconut milk recipe

Coconut milk Recipe Nutrition

15 g of Coconut milk contains 30 calories.

Carbohydrates: 0.4 g.
Proteins: 0.3 g.
Fat: 3.2 g.

2,000 calories are the total daily calorie required for a standard adult diet.

Recipe Ingredients

  • Coconut 1 cup
  • Elayache powder 1 tbsp
  • Sugar 1/2 cup
  • Water as required
  • Roasted rice 2 tbsp
  • Ghee 1 tbsp.

Recipe process

1. Grate coconut, then grind the coconut into a blender, keep this aside.

2. Take 2 tbsp of rice roast it, then soak it in water for 10 minutes.

3. Then blend this soaked rice in a blender and keep this aside.

4. Now take a vessel, add ghee in it.

5. Add the elayache powder in it.

6. Mix the blended coconut mixture and

7. blended rice.

8. Now pour this coconut mixture into the vessel of ghee and elayache powder.

9. Mix this well, and add water as required.
(check the consistency of mixture how thick you want and as per that you can adjust the water)

10. Add 1/2 cup of sugar into the coconut mixture.
( You can also use jaggery instead of sugar)

11. Now boil this mixture till it comes to a rolling boil, then switch off the flame.

prawns curry

Prawns Curry

How to make Prawns Curry
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 290 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 500 g Prawns
  • 2 no Onions
  • 2 no Tomatoes
  • ¼ cup Water
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 3 no Green chillies
  • 1 cup Coconut milk
  • ¼ tsp Coriander powder
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp Red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp Garam masala
  • ½ tsp Cumin Powder
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • Coriander leaves
Keyword Prawns Curry

 

Frequently asked questions

  • Frozen Prawns can be used?

Yes, even frozen prawns can be used in the curry. If you are using frozen prawns then let it come to room temperature then clean it, do not directly use frozen prawns.

  • How long do you boil prawns for

Take a pan or vessel add enough water in the pan.

Let the water come to boil.

Then add the prawns, cook till it changes its colour.

Do not cover cook it, it may taste like rubber.

 

  • Can you get sick from undercooked prawns?

Yes, you can get sick if you consume undercook or raw prawns, as it may contain bacteria.

 

  • How to make the prawns crispy

Always fry the prawns in oil on medium, high flame. Do not keep the flame low, it will make the prawns soft instead of crispy.

You can also make use of baking soda, it needs to soak the prawns overnight in baking soda salutation and then marinate it before 1-hour cooking.

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