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Friday, August 28, 2009

Tandoori Prawn (Goanese style)

  1. Prawn - medium sized (de-veined with tail) - 500 gms
  2. Ginger-garlic paste - 2 tsp
  3. Lemon juice - 4 tsp
  4. Red chilli paste - 2 tsp
  5. Hung curd - 1/4 cup
  6. Coconut milk or cream - 2 tbsp
  7. Salt to taste
  8. Tamarind pulp - 1 tbsp

After washing, dry the prawns, by absorbing the water on a napkin. Take 1 tsp of the ginger-garlic paste, 2 tsp lemon juice, 1 tsp red chilli paste, salt along with the prawns in a bowl and mix well. Marinate for 1 hour.
Take the hung curd, cream or coconut milk, remaining lemon juice, ginger-garlic paste, red chilli paste, tamarind pulp, a little salt in another bowl and mix well. Now take out the prawns from the first marinade and dip it in the second marinade. Set aside for 2 hours.
Put the prawn in skewers tail end first and cook in tandoor or oven till done. Serve hot with green chutney or sauce.

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