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Black Pepper Prawns


24 king-size prawns
2 red bell peppers,cut into strips
2 yellow bell peppers,cut into strips
1 bunch spring onion greens,cut in long thin strips
The prawn marination
3 tbsp lemon juice
2 tsp black peppercorns,crushed
4 tsp ginger-garlic paste
Salt to taste
The masala
3 tbsp cooking oil
250 gm onions,chopped
2 tsp garlic-garlic paste
1 / 2 cup tomato puree
2 tsp dhania (coriander seeds)powder
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 / 2 cup prawn stock (or water)
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp hara dhania (coriander); chop
A pinch of kaali mirch (black pepper)
1/2tsp of(cinnamon,clove,and cardamom powder)


Prawn Marination:
Mix all the marination ingredients in a bowl,rub the prawns with this masala and
allow to marinate for 30 minutes.
Heat oil in a kadai or wok,add onions,saute over medium heat until pink.Add
ginger-garlic paste,saute,add tomato puree,coriander and red chilli powder and
stir fry until oil leaves the sides.
Now add marinated prawns,and stir fry on high heat for 2 minutes.
add the stock (or water),stir,add lemon juice,coriander powder and salt and stir
until the moisture has evaporated.Add bell pepper ,spring onions,hara dhaniya.
Cook for a minute.Sprinkle the powdered spices,stir,remove and serve.

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