Terry's Prawn Chili Fry | ExpatWomanFood.com

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22 October 2012


Terry Sequeira

Terry's Prawn Chili Fry


1kg prawns - cleaned and deveined
6 med onions - chopped medium
4 med potatoes - chopped into small cubes
1 - 2 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
Salt and vinegar to taste


  • Wash the cleaned and deveined prawns well.
  • Then apply a little salt and turmeric powder to the prawns and keep aside.
  • Make a paste of chili powder, turmeric powder and a little vinegar and mix well with the prawns.
  • Boil on high gas and remove the prawns from the liquid - keep aside.
  • Allow the marinade come to a boil till it thickens.
  • Then put off the gas and drop the prawns into it.
  • Mix well and keep for later use.
  • At the side, in a pan with some oil, fry the potatoes into small cubes and fry it.
  • Next fry the chopped onions in a little oil.
  • Then remove and lightly fry the prawns.
  • Now mix the onions and potatoes with the prawns and mix well.
  • Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves if you like.
  • This dish can be eaten with bread, but is best eaten with some steamed rice, dal (lentil soup/curry) and Indian mango or mixed vegetable pickle.
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