Category: Seafood
Rating: 3.27
Servings: 4


1/2 teaspoon cummin seeds
25 gm fresh ginger, finely grated
2 cloves garlic, finely
1 chopped
6 curry leaves
100 gm tomatoes, peeled and chopped
2 teaspoon chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
450 gm 1lb shelled prawns
3 tablespoon white vinegar
1 teaspoon cornflour
1 salt to taste
1/2 teaspoon sugar

Directions: How to Cook Jhinga Vindaloo (Prawn Vindaloo)

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 liked.

Compiled by Imran C.

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