Mushroom Prawn Tikka Recipe - Mushrooms, prawns, red and green capsicums marinated in hung yogurt and tikka masala and cooked on skewers.

This recipe is contributed by Member Beniafer Khambata.

Main Ingredients : Prawn (small), Button mushrooms

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Starter

Mushroom Prawn Tikka

Punjabi food is wholesome and full of rustic flavour. The custom of cooking in community ovens or tandoors prevails in rural pockets even today. The cuisine is characterised by a profusion of dairy products in the form of malai, paneer and dahi. The dals are a speciality of this type of cuisine, made of whole pulses like black gram, green gram and Bengal gram.  They are cooked on slow fire, often simmered for hours till they turn creamy and then flavoured with spices and rounded off with malai for that rich finish. The food is simply delicious.
The most unique thing about cooking in a tandoor is the smoky flavour that the food gets making it tastier. Moreover it is a healthy way of cooking since minimum fat is required and the food generally gets cooked in its own juices thus retaining its natural flavours. Besides it is not only easy to digest, it is also very hygienic.  In conclusion one can safely say that it is through tandoori cooking that Indian cuisine first got globally acknowledged.

Mushroom Prawn Tikka Recipe - How to make Mushrooms, prawns, red and green capsicums marinated in hung yogurt and tikka masala and cooked on skewers.

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Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium

Ingredients

  • Prawn (small) deveined8 large

  • Button mushrooms 8

  • Ripe mango cut into 1 inch cubes1

  • Green capsicum cut into 1 inch pieces1

  • Red capsicum cut into 1 inch pieces1

  • Lemon quartered1

  • Pickled onions 4

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Hung curd 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Melted butter for basting1 teaspoon

  • Bamboo skewers soaked4

Method

Step 1

In a bowl marinate prawns, mushrooms,mango, green and red capsicum with tikka masala, oil, hung yogurt, ginger garlic paste, and salt.

Step 2

Mix well and set aside for half an hour.

Step 3

To assemble the skewers; place one lemon wedge, then green capsicum, mushroom, prawn, mango, red capsicum, mushroom, prawn, mango, pickled onion. Similarly make the rest.

Step 4

Heat a non stick grill pan, place the skewers and apply little butter from top. Grill to well done and golden.

Step 5

Serve hot.

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