Spicy Prawn Pickle | How to make Spicy Prawn Pickle

By Femina Shiraz  |  5th Feb 2017  |  
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Spicy Prawn Pickleby Femina Shiraz
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About Spicy Prawn Pickle Recipe

Fried prawns are immersed in pickling spices to make a lip smacking pickle. The right blend of flavors and the right amount of spices make this prawn pickle super delicious. Do check out the step by step illustration of how to make this tasty prawn pickle.

Spicy Prawn Pickle is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Spicy Prawn Pickle has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Femina Shiraz is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Spicy Prawn Pickle recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Spicy Prawn Pickle is 60 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 30 minutes. This is recipe of Spicy Prawn Pickle is perfect to serve 6 people. Spicy Prawn Pickle is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Spicy Prawn Pickle. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Spicy Prawn Pickle by commenting on this page below!

Spicy Prawn Pickle

Ingredients to make Spicy Prawn Pickle

  • Prawns 250 gm
  • Red chili powder 2 tbsp + 2 tsp
  • turmeric powder 1/4 tsp + 1/4 tsp
  • salt as required
  • mustard 2 tsp (divided)
  • ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Green chilis 2 (split)
  • curry leaves 2 sprigs
  • mustard dal 1 tsp
  • fenugreek 1 tsp
  • Gingelly oil 100 ml
  • vinegar 1/4 cup
  • asafoetida 1/2 tsp
  • Vegetable oil for frying the prawns

How to make Spicy Prawn Pickle

  1. Clean and wash the prawns. Remove the nerve from the back of each prawn.
  2. Marinate the cleaned prawns with 2 tsp red chili powder, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder and salt as required. Let it rest for about an hour.
  3. Meanwhile, in a pan dry roast 1 tsp mustard and 1 tsp fenugreek. Then allow it to cool down completely.
  4. Once cooled down, grind the mixture to a fine powder. Keep it aside.
  5. Now heat oil in a pan, and fry the marinated prawns. Flip sides while frying so that all the sides gets cooked evenly.
  6. Fry well so that most of the water content gets evaporated. Once the prawns are fried, keep them aside and allow to cool completely.
  7. In another pan, heat gingelly oil. Then splutter 1 tsp mustard seeds.
  8. Next add in the ginger garlic paste, green chilies and curry leaves. Suate for about a minute.
  9. Then add the mustard dal, 1 tsp of the roasted mustard and fenugreek powder, and asafoetida. Saute for about a minute.
  10. Now simmer the flame to lowest and add 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, 2 tbsp red chili powder and about 1 and 1/2 tsp salt. Mix and saute for a minute.
  11. Then add the vinegar and mix well. Just when the mixture begins to boil, switch the flame off.
  12. Allow it to cool completely.
  13. Once this mixture and the fried prawns get cooled completely, add the prawns to the spice mix and mix well.

Reviews for Spicy Prawn Pickle (4)

Arpita Parmar2 years ago


Soumya Sreeraj2 years ago

It turned out well, great recipe Femina. My family loved it.

Chandni Biswas2 years ago

For how many days can the pickle be stored?

Kanak Patel2 years ago

Amazing picture and what a lovely recipe...

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