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Prawn Pickle Recipe

Prawn Pickle
How to make Prawn Pickle

A jar full of prawns that have been marinated in a spicy mix, and then deep fried to perfection. They'll make the perfect accompaniment to any meal.

  • Total Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time1 hr
  • Recipe Servings12
  • Medium

Ingredients of Prawn Pickle

  • 1/2 kg prawns, deshelled and deveined (pull out the vein)
  • 1 cup coconut vinegar
  • 200 gm ginger
  • 200 gm garlic
  • 100 gm chilli powder
  • 250 ml sesame oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp fenugreek (methi) seeds

How to Make Prawn Pickle

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Marinate the prawns with salt, 2 tsp chilli powder and two spoons of vinegar and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Dry roast fenugreek (methi) seeds, powder them and keep aside. Boil the vinegar and keep aside.
Heat oil in a thick bottomed deep pan. Deep fry the prawns and be sure to not overdo them.
In the same oil add the ginger cut into long thin strips.
Saute for a while, add garlic and saute for 2 minutes. Turn off the flame and add chilli powder till the mix turns cold.
Mix the fried prawns, salt and vinegar and wait till the mixture comes to room temperature.
Store in dry glass bottles.
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