Prawn Vindaloo Recipe - How to make Goan Prawn Vindaloo Recipe | Prawn Recipes
Recipe type: Main, Seafood
RecipeCuisine: Goan, Indian
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Prawn Vindaloo a traditional Goan hot and spicy dish.
recipeIngredient (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
For red paste:
  • 1.5 tbsp oil
  • 6-7 dry red kashmiri dry chilies
  • 15-16 peppercorn
  • 15-16 cloves
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 7-8 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • ¼th tsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp vinegar or palm vinegar
  • ½ onion
For curry:
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 kilo peeled and de-shelled prawns
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 1 /2 onion chopped
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 1 potato peeled and chopped
  • water as required
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • salt as required
How to make the recipe?
  1. Take oil in a pan once it's hot add cloves and peppercorn.
  2. Also add all the spices except onion and vinegar. Saute for 2 mins on low heat.
  3. Once it cools down grind with vinegar until smooth paste is formed. Add little water if required.
  4. Now add half of the rest of onion and grind again until all blends well.
  5. Take oil in a pan once hot saute chopped onion.
  6. Saute onion until it changes color.
  7. Now add tomatoes
  8. Cook until it softens also add sugar.
  9. Put the chopped potatoes.
  10. Sprinkle some salt and cook until potatoes are half - cooked.
  11. It's time to add the marinated paste.
  12. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
  13. Add 1 kilo prawns and cook for 10-12 mins more on medium heat. Add water as consistency required.
  14. Lastly add vinegar and simmer for 2-3 mins more.
  15. Serve Prawn Vindaloo with hot bread,pao, rice or roti.
1. Please don't add too much vinegar.
2. Add red chilies as spice required.
3. Adding Potatoes are optional.
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