How To Make Prawn Patio

Sweet and sour prawns that are best eaten with malai paranthas

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time45mins
  • Serves8People

Key ingredients for Prawn Patio

  • Sambhar Powder

Ingredients to make Prawn Patio

  • oil 4 tbsp
  • onions 4 medium very finely chopped
  • garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • coconut 1/3 ground finely
  • tomatoes 6 medium finely chopped
  • jeera powder 1 heaped tsp
  • haldi a large pinch chilli powder
  • haldi a large pinch
  • chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Parsi sambhar masala 1 tsp (available at Parsi stores)
  • water 1 cup
  • sugarcane vinegar 2 tbsp (try Kolah's)
  • sugar 1 tbsp add more to taste
  • coriander leaves a bunch chopped

Steps to make Prawn Patio

  1. To make the prawn patio, heat oil in a pan and fry onions till light brown. Then add the garlic paste and fry for 2 minutes before adding the coconut paste.
  2. Fry for a few minutes. Sprinkle water and stir constantly, so that the paste browns.
  3. Add the tomatoes, salt, and other spices.
  4. Lower the flame and cook till the oil floats on top.
  5. Add the prawns and cook for a minute. In a cup, mix the sugar and vinegar and stir into the patia. Taste the patio, it should be sweet and sour.
  6. Adjust the seasoning as per your taste. Cook for 5 more minutes until the prawns are re cooked and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

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