How to make Prawn Goan Soup -

Goan style prawn soup.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Prawns (kolambi/jhinga), Fish stock (फिश स्टॉक )

Cuisine : Goan

Course : Soups

Prawn Goan Soup

Prawn Goan Soup 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 : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Prawn Goan Soup Recipe

  • Prawns (kolambi/jhinga) shelled and deveined ½ cup

  • Fish stock 2½ cup

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Potato peeled and cut into cubes 1 medium

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Milk 1 cup

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Salt to taste

  • Egg 1

  • Green capsicum a few strips for garnishing


Step 1

Heat 1 tablespoon butter in a deep non-stick pan. Add onion and sauté till golden.

Step 2

Add potato, mix and cook for a minute. Add 2 cups fish stock, stir, cover and cook for 5-10 minutes. Remove from heat and cool.

Step 3

Blend this mixture, with an electric blender, to a thick puree.

Step 4

Heat remaining butter in another deep non-stick pan. Add prawns, mix and cook on high heat for a minute.

Step 5

Add the potato puree and mix well. Add remaining fish stock, mix and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 6

Add milk, mix and cook on low heat for 2 minutes. Add crushed peppercorns and salt, mix well and cook for a minute.

Step 7

Break an egg in a bowl and whisk well. Add to the soup, mix and cook on low heat for a minute.

Step 8

Serve hot garnished with green capsicum strips.

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