Calcutta Prawn Cocktail | How to make Calcutta Prawn Cocktail

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Created on 14th Nov 2015
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  • By Pritha Sen
    Created on 14th Nov 2015

About Calcutta Prawn Cocktail

This is inspired by the legendary Prawn Cocktail served at Calcutta's restaurants of yore -- Mocambo and Skyroom. I got the basic recipe from the Calcutta Cookbook. And it's very filling.

Calcutta Prawn Cocktail is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Calcutta Prawn Cocktail by Pritha Sen is a step by step process by which you can learn how to make Calcutta Prawn Cocktail at your home. It is an easy recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. Calcutta Prawn Cocktail is a dish which comes from Indian cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 2 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Calcutta Prawn Cocktail takes few minute for the preparation and 5 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Calcutta Prawn Cocktail make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Calcutta Prawn Cocktail will be the best option for you. The flavor of Calcutta Prawn Cocktail is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Calcutta Prawn Cocktail at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

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  • Homemade Mayonnaise

Calcutta Prawn Cocktail

Ingredients to make Calcutta Prawn Cocktail

  • Prawns: 8 medium shelled
  • Lemon rind: 1/2 tsp
  • Peppercorns: 5-6
  • Tomato juice: 1 cup
  • Tomato Ketchup: 2 tbsp
  • Mayonnaise: 2 tbsp
  • Horseradish sauce: 1 tsp or Wasabi sauce
  • Black pepper powder: 1 tsp
  • Spring onions:1 tbsp very finely minced
  • Salt to taste
  • Tabasco sauce

How to make Calcutta Prawn Cocktail

  1. Boil shelled prawns with some lemon rind, a few peppercorns and some salt.
  2. Mix together tomato juice, spring onions, tomato ketchup, mayonnaise, horseradish sauce and black pepper. Mix the prawns in. Check the taste. add more ketchup or mayonnaise if required.
  3. Refrigerate till well chilled. Mix a few drops of tabasco sauce before serving in seperate glasses or bowls.

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Ruchira Hoon2 years ago
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Sukhmani Bedi2 years ago
Hi pritha, thanks for sharing the recipe.. Very interesting. In the second step do u mix manually or using blender?
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