About Prawn Balchao with Fenni Recipe: A 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
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.