How to make Grilled Prawns With Rice -

Delicately flavoured with tea, these prawns are special.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Jumbo prawns (जम्बो प्रॉन्स), Cooked rice (पके हुए चावल)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Seafood

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Grilled Prawns With Rice

Grilled Prawns With Rice 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 : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Grilled Prawns With Rice Recipe

  • Jumbo prawns halved lengthwise 10

  • Cooked rice 1 cup

  • Leek diagonally sliced 2 inch sta

  • Red wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Tea powder 1 teaspoon

  • Olive oil 4 tablespoons

  • Leeks to garnish


Step 1

Preheat oven to 200°C. Shell the prawns and retain the heads. Slit the prawns vertically, clean and wash well. Clean the prawn heads as well.

Step 2

Heat one tablespoon oil in a deep pan, add the cleaned prawn heads. Add sliced leek, red wine vinegar (or malt vinegar), salt and one cup of water and let it cook for ten to fifteen minutes. Strain. Place the remaining olive oil in a bowl, add salt and mi

Step 3

Dry the prawns on absorbent paper. Dip them in the olive oil and place them on a baking tray. Sprinkle tea powder on them evenly.

Step 4

Place the baking tray in the oven and cook for three minutes. Pack the rice in a cylindrical mould. Pour two tablespoons of the prawn liquour over the rice. Remove the prawns from the oven and transfer them into a serving dish. Unmould the rice and place

Step 5

Place the leek strips over the rice and serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.