Prawn Pillows | How to make Prawn Pillows

By Femina Shiraz  |  19th Jan 2017  |  
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About Prawn Pillows Recipe

When kids return from school, all tired and hungry, Prawn Pillows are the best dish to be served. These pillows are a bit Chinese with an Indian twist. And hence kids would happily gobble them.

Prawn Pillows is delicious and authentic dish. Prawn Pillows by Femina Shiraz is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Prawn Pillows is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is 30 minutes and it takes 30 minutes to cook it properly. Prawn Pillows is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Prawn Pillows. Prawn Pillows is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Prawn Pillows is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of healthy nutrients. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this restaurant style Prawn Pillows at your home.

Prawn Pillows

Ingredients to make Prawn Pillows

  • Prawns 250 g
  • Red chili powder 2 tsp (divided)
  • turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  • onion 1 (small, finely chopped)
  • tomato 1 (chopped)
  • Corriander leaves 2 tbsp (chopped)
  • ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp (divided)
  • tomato Sauce 2 tbsp
  • Soya Sauce 1 Tbsp
  • salt as required
  • oil 1 tbsp
  • Rice flour 1/2 cup
  • Boiled water 1 cup

How to make Prawn Pillows

  1. Marinate the prawns with 1 tsp red chili powder, turmeric powder, 1/2 tbsp ginger garlic paste and salt.
  2. Let it rest for about 30 minutes.
  3. Heat oil in a pan.
  4. Add the chopped onions and saute until they turn soft and pink.
  5. Next add the ginger garlic paste and saute till the raw smell goes off.
  6. Add little salt and mix well.
  7. Simmer the flame.
  8. Now add 1 tsp red chili powder and saute.
  9. Add in the marinated prawns and saute for a minute.
  10. Now add 2 tbsp water and cook covered for about 5 minutes.
  11. Next uncover the pan and let most of the water evaporate.
  12. At this stage add the chopped tomatoes and saute until they turn soft.
  13. Then add the tomato sauce and soya sauce and mix well.
  14. Add in the chopped corriander leaves and mix.
  15. Cook covered for about a minute.
  16. Switch the flame off. The filling for the pillow is ready.
  17. Now keep 1 cup water for boiling.
  18. In a bowl, mix together the rice flour and little salt.
  19. Once the water boils add it to the rice flour and mix with the back of a ladle.
  20. Once it cools a bit, mix thoroughly with hands to form a soft dough.
  21. Keep the steamer ready with water and switch the flame on.
  22. Now make small balls of the dough.
  23. Flatten the dough balls using your palms to form a small rectangle.
  24. Make another rectangle of same size and shape.
  25. Now take one rectangular dough sheet and place 1-2 tsp of the prawn filling on it.
  26. Place the other rectangle sheet on top of this.
  27. Press the edges gently and seal it using a fork.
  28. So now one pillow is ready to be steamed.
  29. Repeat the process until all the filling and dough is used up.
  30. Steam the pillows for 15-20 minutes on medium flame.
  31. Serve hot.

Reviews for Prawn Pillows (1)

Neema Bhardwaj2 years ago

they look perfect!

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