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Prawn Patio

Kainaz Contractor
0 minutes
Prep Time
45 minutes
Cook Time
8 People
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Sweet and sour prawns that are best eaten with malai paranthas

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Everyday
  • Parsee
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 8

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


  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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Mousumi Das
Mousumi Das   Mar-03-2018

Tried it....yummmy

Jigi Sara V
Jigi Sara V   Jul-06-2016

Looks and Feels yummy...

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