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Hot and Spicy Prawn Vindaloo

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Category: Seafood, Indian

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 ts Cummin seeds
  • 25 g Fresh ginger, finely grated
  • 2 Cloves garlic, finely
  • Chopped
  • 6 Curry leaves
  • 100 g Tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 ts Chilli powder
  • 1/2 ts Turmeric
  • 450 g 1lb shelled prawns
  • 3 tb White vinegar
  • 1 ts Cornflour
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 ts Sugar


1. Crush the cummin seeds with the ginger, garlic and mustard seeds.

2. Heat the oil in a pan, add the onion and curry leaves and fry until the
onion is golden.

3. Add the tomato, chilli powder, turmeric and 1-2 Tbl water and cook,
mashing the tomatoe under the back of a wooden spoon to make a thick paste.

4. Add the crushed spices and continue to fry for 5 minutes, then add the
prawns and 4 Tbl water and simmer for 10 minutes.

5. Pour on the vinegar. The sauce may be thickened, if necessary, by adding
the cornflour mixed with 1 tsp water. Add salt to taste and sugar, if

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