prawn sweet and sour
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Sweet and sour GarlicChilly Prawn

There may be many variant of this recipe in different countries .But this recipe came out very well and the dish looked great.The dish has flavor from red chilies and garlic and looks nice red in color.
You can prepare this dish in special occasions and earn accolades.

Ingredients

1.6 to 8 Jumbo prawns.
2.Lemon juice (2 lemons around 1/2 cup)
3.Sugar powder (2 tbsp)
4.Salt (as per taste)
5.Red chilies(5 to 6) soaked in little water with 1 tbsp vinegar and 1/2 tbsp sugar for 2 to 3 hours
6.Garlic (9 to 10) cloves
7.Ginger garlic paste(1/2 tbsp)
8.Cornflour (2 tbsp)
9.Egg (1   )
10.Finely chopped spring onions( for garnishing)
11.Green chilly (1 chopped finely) for garnish
12. Kashmiri chilly powder (1 tbsp)

 

Preparation

1.Marinate prawns with lemon juice,salt ,sugar and ginger garlic paste.
2.Make a batter with cornflour,egg,salt and water.
3.Dip the prawns one by one into the batter and deep fry them in oil.
4.Make a paste of red chilies and garlic.
5.In the wok add 2 tbsp of oil and add the red chilly paste and saute it.
6. Add the prawns and add 1 tbsp of kashmiri chilly powder for natural color or a pinch of red food color.
7.Add the remaining marinade and cover cook it till dry but juicy.
8.garnish with spring onions and green chilies

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9.Serve hot with steamed or fried rice.

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prawn sweet and sour

Sweet and sour chili prawns

This prawn dish has beautiful red color and has a balance of sweet sour and hot spicy flavor
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 person
Author indrani

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 6 to 8 Jumbo prawns.
  • 2 lemons Lemon juice 2 lemons around 1/2 cup
  • 2 tbsp Sugar powder
  • Salt as per taste
  • 5 to 6 Red chilies soaked in little water with 1 tbsp vinegar and 1/2 tbsp sugar for 2 to 3 hours
  • 9 to 10 Garlic cloves
  • 1/2 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp Cornflour
  • 1 Egg
  • Finely chopped spring onions for garnishing
  • 1 Green chilly chopped finely for garnish
  • 1 tbsp Kashmiri chili powder

Instructions

Preparation

  1. Marinate prawns with lemon juice,salt ,sugar and ginger garlic paste.
  2. Make a batter with cornflour,egg,salt and water.
  3. 3.Dip the prawns one by one into the batter and deep fry them in oil.
  4. 4.Make a paste of red chilies and garlic.
  5. 5.In the wok add 2 tbsp of oil and add the red chilly paste and saute it.
  6. Add the prawns and add 1 tbsp of kashmiri chilly powder for natural color or a pinch of red food color.
  7. 7.Add the remaining marinade and cover cook it till dry but juicy.
  8. 8.garnish with spring onions and green chilies
  9. .
  10. 9.Serve hot with steamed or fried rice.

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Aboutindrani

Indrani Sen is a teacher,lecturer in Information Technology/Computer Science for the past 12 years. She has authored 4 text books in Information Technology.
She is passionate about cooking and loves to blog about food and travel.This blog is like my baby as I have built it from scratch by myself with little help from colleagues ,friends and of course Google.

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