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Serves :

Preparation Time :
10 minutes

Cooking Time :
15 minutes

Preparation Method :

  • Melt the ghee in a large heavy-based frying pan, add the onion and ginger and fry for about 3-5 minutes or until the onion is soft, then add the garlic.
  • Mix the ground coriander, ginger, turmeric, cumin and chilli powder in a small bowl with the vinegar, add it to the pan and stir-fry for a further 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the cooked prawns with the pieces of pepper and turn gently until they are well coated with the spices.
  • Add the water and the tomato puree and stir well. Bring to the boil, simmer for a minute or two.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander and serve hot.


  • 500 grams cooked peeled prawns
  • 150 ml water
  • 1 green pepper, cored, deseeded and cut into squares
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 inch piece fresh root ginger, chopped
  • 50 grams ghee
  • 2-3 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon tomato puree
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • Chilli powder and salt, to taste
  • Chopped fresh coriander leaves, to garnish

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