How to make Prawns Pepper Fry - SK Khazana -

High in flavour and too delicious, this version of prawns pepper fry is something you will want to have again and again

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Prawns (kolambi/jhinga), Crushed black peppercorns (कुटी हुई कालीमिर्च )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters


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Prawns Pepper Fry - SK Khazana

Prawns Pepper Fry - 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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Prawns Pepper Fry - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Prawns (kolambi/jhinga) cleaned and deveined 20-25

  • Crushed black peppercorns 2-3 teaspoons

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onion sliced 1 large

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic finely chopped 2 teaspoons

  • Curry leaves 12-14

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Tamarind pulp 4 teaspoons

  • Scraped coconut 3 tablespoons

  • A small cube of butter


Step 1

Heat oil in a shallow non-stick pan, add onion, ginger, garlic and curry leaves, mix and saute on high heat for 2-3 minutes.

Step 2

Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and Tata Sampann Coriander Powder, mix well and saute for 2 minutes.

Step 3

Add prawns and salt and toss well. Add 2 tsps crushed black peppercorns and coriander leaves and mix well. Cook for 3-4 minutes.

Step 4

Add tamarind pulp, coconut and remaining crushed black peppercorns, mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes.

Step 5

Take the pan off the heat and transfer into a serving bowl.

Step 6

Serve hot.

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