Prawn Aamto | How to make Prawn Aamto

By Viney Yadav  |  9th Apr 2016  |  
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About Prawn Aamto Recipe

A sweet and sour accompaniment for a Goan meal made from raw mangoes, prawns and fresh grated coconut.

Prawn Aamto is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Prawn Aamto has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Viney Yadav is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Prawn Aamto recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Prawn Aamto is 30 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 20 minutes. This is recipe of Prawn Aamto is perfect to serve 4 people. Prawn Aamto 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 Prawn Aamto. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Prawn Aamto by commenting on this page below!

Prawn Aamto

Ingredients to make Prawn Aamto

  • 2 raw mangoes
  • 2 medium onions (finely chopped)
  • 2 green chillies (slit lengthwise)
  • 1 tsp roasted cumin powder
  • 2 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 100 gms prawns/ shrimp (cleaned)
  • 1 cup fresh grated coconut
  • 4 tbsp oil
  • salt to taste

How to make Prawn Aamto

  1. Peel and wash the mangoes. Cut into thin slices, leaving a little flesh around the seed. Apply salt and keep aside for half an hour
  2. Heat oil in a non stick pan and saute the onions till soft. Add the raw mangoes, turmeric powder, cumin powder and coriander powder. Saute.
  3. Add the grated coconut, prawns/ shrimp, slit green chillies, sugar and 2 cups water. Cover and cook on slow flame for about 5 minutes.
  4. After 5 minutes, stir once and check if more salt is required.
  5. Cover and cook for 15 minutes or till done.

My Tip:

Additional 1/2 cup of coconut can be added as per taste.

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