Prawn Balchao with Fenni Recipe

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  • Prawn Balchao with Fenni
  • Prawn Balchao with Fenni
How to make Prawn Balchao with Fenni
  • Chef: Kishore D Reddy
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Prawn Balchao with Fenni Recipe: An extremely delicious prawn recipe, prawn balchaon is a Goan dish packed with aromatic flavours. Prawns cooked in a red masaledaar paste, onions and some Goan feni makes this dish an absolute favourite as a main dish for any dinner party.

Ingredients of Prawn Balchao with Fenni

  • 250 gms prawns
  • 100 ml oil
  • 25 gms garlic
  • 100 gms onions
  • 5 gms turmeric
  • 2 gms curry leaves
  • to taste salt
  • 200 ml fenni
  • For the paste:
  • 10 gms cumin seeds
  • 10 gms peppercorns
  • 100 gms red chillies
  • 200 ml coconut vinegar
  • 50 gms dried shrimps, small
  • 25 gms ginger
  • 75 gms garlic

How to Make Prawn Balchao with Fenni

  • 1.Chop the onions and the garlic. Grind all the ingredients for the paste with the vinegar.
  • 2.Shell and clean the prawns.
  • 3.Heat oil and add the chopped garlic.
  • 4.When the garlic is golden brown add the chopped onions and saute.
  • 5.Add the curry leaves and the paste and mix thoroughly and saute for 10 minutes.
  • 6.Keep adding coconut vinegar if the mixture becomes dry.
  • 7.Mix in the prawns and cook for another 15 minutes.
  • 8.Finish by pouring in the Fenni.

Recipe Notes

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Key Ingredients: prawns, oil, garlic, onions, turmeric, curry leaves, salt, fenni, cumin seeds, peppercorns, red chillies, coconut vinegar, dried shrimps, ginger, garlic