Prawn Ghee Pepper Masala Recipe With Garlic
Prawn Ghee Pepper Masala Recipe With Garlic is a lip smacking dish, you can't stop eating. As the name suggests, the dominant flavours of the dish are black peppercorns, garlic and curry leaves. Serve it as an appetizer or as part of a complete meal.
Prawn Ghee Pepper Masala Recipe With Garlic, will literally leave you drooling.
Prawns made finger licking good with a freshly ground masala with flavour notes from fennel seeds, star anise and curry leaves, and ofcourse not miss the sharp flavours from the garlic and pepper. The dash of jaggery and tamarind added, balances out the flavours and the addition of onions, gives it a lovely bite.
For a simple meal you could also serve it along with Some steamed rice, rasam and a dollop of ghee.
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- 300 grams Prawns , cleaned & de-veined
- 1 tablespoon Ghee
- 2 sprig Curry leaves
- 1 tablespoon Garlic , finely chopped
- 1 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns , crushed in a mortar and pestle
- 1 Onion , thinly sliced
- 1 teaspoon Dabur Homemade Tamarind Paste
- 1/2 teaspoon Jaggery For the fresh masala
- 2 Dry Red Chillies
- 1 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns
- 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds (Saunf)
- 1 Star anise
- 2 sprig Curry leaves
How to make Prawn Ghee Pepper Masala Recipe With Garlic
To begin making the Prawn Ghee Pepper Masala Recipe With Garlic, we will first make the fresh masala.
Heat a skillet on medium low flame, dry roast the red chillies, whole black peppercorns, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, star anise and the curry leaves.
This will take about 4-6 minutes. Turn off the flame and allow the mixture to cool.
Transfer to a mixer jar and grind to a coarse mixture without using any water. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
In a small bowl, mix together the tamarind paste and jaggery with a teaspoon of hot water, mix well and set aside.
Heat a skillet, with ghee on medium low flame, once the ghee melts, add in the curry leaves and allow it to crackle.
To this add the chopped garlic, and the freshly pounded peppercorns and saute for 30 seconds or until the garlic appears well fried.
Now add in the sliced onions and fry till it turns into a light brown colour.
At this stage, freshly ground masala and the tamarind-jaggery. Mix well, and finally add in the salt.
Now that the masala has come together, add in the washed and cleaned prawns and cook on medium high heat.
Prawns typically cook really quick and wont take more than 3-5 minutes to curl up, indicating the are cooked.
Turn off the flame and transfer the Prawn Ghee Pepper Masala Recipe With Garlic to a serving bowl and serve hot.