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Chettinad Pepper Prawns
Shrimp cooked in South Indian spices
Prawns/Shrimp medium size-1/2 kg
Onion medium- 2
Tomato medium-1
Ginger and Garlic paste-1 tsp
Crushed pepper-1 tbsp
Aniseed(Sombu) powder-1 tsp
Chilli powder-1/2 tsp
Gingelly Oil-2 tbsp
Salt to taste


1.Clean wash and devien prawns.
2.Finely chop onions and tomato.
3.Heat oil in a pan add chopped
onions and saute well, when onion
turns colour add Ginger and Garlic
4.Cook until the raw smell of ginger garlic paste leaves, now add the prawns and saute for 2 mins.
5.Now add the chopped tomato and
cook till tomato is done.
6.Add the Aniseed powder,Chilli
powder and salt. Sprinkle little water and cover with lid leave for 5 mins.
7.Prawns require very little time to cook, uncover the lid add the
crushed pepper to the prawn mixture and cook until gravy thickens.
Serve with hot Rice/ Bread.

Preparation Time: 20 Serves: 4
Recipe Origin: India
Submitted by:
Mythreyi Dilip
North Carolina
United States
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