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Salt And Pepper Prawns

173.7 Calories,10.5gm protein, 29.1gm carbohydrates, 0.8gm total fat (0.2gm saturated), 1.2gm fibre, 20 cholesterol, 36.3mg sodium.


  • 12 medium prawns, shelled and de-veined, 3tbsp flour (maida), 1tsp salt, 1 1.2 tsp kali mirch (pepper) powder ,1tsp five spice powder (available at large supermarkets),2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped, 1 fresh red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped Oil, for deep frying.


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    1. Mix salt, pepper & five spice powder.

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    2. Dredge the prawns in flour and dust off any excess.

  • 3.

    3. Heat oil in a large kadhai. Drop a prawn into the oil to check whether it is hot. It should sizzle.

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    4. Deep-fry the prawns until cooked and golden. Remove and keep on kitchen paper to soak up any excess oil.

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    5. Heat 1tbsp of the oil used to deep-fry in a kadhai. Add chilli, garlic; stir-fry.

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    6. Once aromatic, add prawns; stir. Add 1tbsp of powder mixture and stir well. Check seasoning, add more if required. Serve it hot, garnished with chopped spring onion greens.


serve always chilly garlic dips

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