How to make Chutney Grilled Tiger Prawns - SK Khazana -

Prawns marinated in green chutney, grilled and served with saffron aioli

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Tiger prawns (टाईगर प्रॉन्स ), Fresh coriander leaves (ताज़ा हरा धनिया)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Chutney Grilled Tiger Prawns - SK Khazana

Chutney Grilled Tiger Prawns - SK Khazana Recipe Card


Hindi: jhinga
Favourite seafood? Prawns, prawns and more of prawns. A wide variety of small crustaceans, tiny relatives of the lobster, are known as prawns. Prawns are normally translucent when raw but get their distinctive pink or red colour on being cooked. one word of caution – if buying unpeeled prawns, smell for freshness and look for bright, shiny shells that have some spring left in them.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chutney Grilled Tiger Prawns - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Tiger prawns shelled, deveined and slit into butterflies 12-16

  • Fresh coriander leaves 1/2 bunch

  • Fresh mint leaves 1/2 cup

  • Garlic cloves 4-5

  • Ginger 1/2 inch

  • Roasted split Bengal gram (daalia) 2 teaspoons

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Black salt 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Yogurt 2 tablespoons

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Saffron aioli to serve

  • Salad to serve


Step 1

Take coriander leaves, mint leaves, garlic cloves, ginger, daalia, chaat masala, black salt, salt, crushed black peppercorns, ½ tbsp lemon juice, yogurt and a little water and blend to a smooth paste.

Step 2

Take the prawns in a bowl, add salt, remaining lemon juice and ground paste and mix well. Keep aside for 10-15 minutes. Thread each marinated prawn onto 2 skewers.

Step 3

Heat oil in a non-stick grill, place the skewers in it and cook for 2 minutes on each side.

Step 4

Place some saffron aioli in a serving plate with the salad on one side. Place the prawns over it and serve immediately.

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