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Tandoori Prawns Recipe

Tandoori Prawns Ingredients:

  • Prawns 12 king size
  • Carom (ajwain) seeds 5 gm/1 tsp
  • Chick-pea flour 45 gm/3 tbs
  • Chaat masala 5 gm/1 tsp
  • Garam masala 5 gm/1 tsp
  • Garlic paste 45 gm/3 tbs
  • Ginger paste 45 gm/3 tbs
  • Lemon juice 120 ml/ ½ cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric (haldi) powder 2.5 gm/ ½ tsp
  • White butter for basting
  • Yellow chilli powder 5 gm/1 tsp
  • Yogurt 480 ml/2 cups

How to make Tandoori Prawns

  • Reserve 2 tablespoons lemon juice and mix the rest with the ginger and garlic pastes.
  • Add salt, chick-pea flour, carom seeds, yogurt, yellow chilli powder, garam masala and turmeric. Marinade the prawns for 2 hours. Arrange on skewers and cook in a tandoor till half done, about 15 minutes. Remove and set aside for 10 minutes. Cook again in the tandoor for 2 minutes. Baste with butter and replace in the tandoor for approximately 3 more minutes. Remove from skewers and arrange on a platter. Sprinkle with chaat masala and the reserved lemon juice.

Time: Preparation: 2 hours

Cooking: 15 minutes

To Serve: Serve with a green salad.

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