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Prawn Recipes

Prawn Cutlets/ Chemmeen Cutlets

Last week, on calling my regular fish vendor to order, I was told that he’s out of station on a family emergency. Naturally my next option was to order online. When I saw the small …

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Thai Prawn Noodle Soup

The rainy season is here. I love sitting in my balcony, watching the plants and trees swaying with happiness, while it rains. Sipping some hot tea takes the pleasure a notch higher. Once you are done with the tea, you start feeling a bit cold. Slowly, you curl up…lethargy creeps in…Now all you want to do is get inside that cosy blanket, neatly folded and placed on the bed. Sounds like a familiar scene ? That’s what happens with me most of the time. But then you can’t get the lethargy grow into you so much that you don’t have…

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Chemmeen/Prawn Pollichathu

Kerala is known for it’s seafood delicacies. Chemmeen Pollichathu is yet another delicacy of God’s Own Country. This dish is presented as a parcel of banana leaf. On opening the parcel, one can find layers of fried prawns and masala. A lipsmacking dish indeed. It’s been a while since I made this dis

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Chemmeenum Mangayum Thenga Arachu Vachathu (Prawns and Raw Mango with ground Coconut )

Chemmeenum Mangayum Thenga Arachu Vachathu always make me feel nostalgic. My maternal grandmother used to make it often. The combination of shrimps with the sourness of the mango and mild sweetness of the ground coconut takes it to a whole new level. A curry that goes very well with rice. Make sure

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Szechwan Prawns

J is not a big fan of Chinese cuisine. Hence, I usually avoid preparing them when he is around. Today was one of those days. J had mentioned that he won’t be joining us for lunch or dinner. So I went ahead and prepared fried rice and Szechwan Prawns, after a long gap. We had just finished our lunch

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Butter Prawns

The other day I bought some prawns and was in an experimental mood. The first thought that crossed my mind was Malay cusine. The only hitch was to search for a recipe that didn’t require lime leaves or lemon grass or shrimp paste. Thankfully, I didn’t have to look for long. Found an ideal recipe but

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Kolmi No Patio- Parsi Style Prawn Curry

The other day, I was flipping through the book by Jiggs Kalra, looking for some Prawn recipe. I was intrigued by the name Kolmi No Patio, a Parsi prawn dish, which is a blend of tangy, sweet and spicy flavours. Somehow I felt that I need to look for more recipes on the net and found something I felt

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Karaikudi Eral (Prawn) Masala

Lately, I have been thinking of ways to use up the Karaikudi Masala Powder in my pantry. So when I got some prawns, I didn’t have to think twice about what to make. Presenting my version of Karaikudi Eral Masala 🙂 Karaikudai Eral (Prawn) Masala

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Chemmeen Pickle (Prawn Pickle)

Quite a few of my readers have been asking for the recipe of Prawn Pickle. So here comes the recipe 🙂 Chemmeen Pickle (Prawn Pickle)

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Prawn Balchao

Prawn Balchao is a traditional Goan spicy prawn pickle . This dish can be stored in a refrigerator for a long time. Prawn Balchao Source: Goan Food Recipes

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Stir Fried Pepper Prawns

Here’s an easy Prawn recipe for those looking to make a quick and tasty dish. 🙂 Stir Fried Pepper Prawns

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Spicy Prawn Biryani

Last week when I got some prawns, D said, ” You know what I like (which is stir fried prawns). But if you want to try out something new, make it spicy.” I was quite pleased with the statement as I really wanted to something new, which was easy to prepare. Now the challenge was to find the right reci

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Prawn Masala

Here’s the recipe of Prawn Masala. A great side to go with Rice or Roti

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Chemmeen Thengakothu Curry (Prawns and Coconut Bits Curry)

Last week, I was preparing a Kerala fare for lunch. Though I had decided on the dry side dish, I was stuck with the gravy. I was thinking of using up the prawns but just couldn’t think of any that called for ingredients I had in stock. That’s when an SOS call was made to my Mom. She suggested a Praw

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Moroccan Spicy Prawns

The other day when I bought prawns, D promptly put up his request. “Mama, please make Stir Fried Prawns. You know how much I love it. ” I was so looking forward to try out some new recipe. D’s request put me in a spot. After racking my brains for a while, I zeroed in on Moroccan Spicy Prawns. It is

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Stir Fried Prawns

Here’s the recipe of Stir Fried Prawns, a simple and easy recipe that happens to be D’s most favoured one. Stir Fried Prawns

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Prawn Baffad

The other day while I was scanning through a lifestyle magazine I came across the name Prawn Baffad. The name itself sounds from outer space. A quick search and my thoughts were transferred to this coastal Indian city of Goa. You guessed it right!!! Its a Goan dish. Goa is famous,amongother things,

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