Rasakumbha Prawn Recipe - Deep fried prawns sauteed with poppy seed and coconut paste.

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Main Ingredients : Tiger prawns(टाईगर प्रॉन्स ),

Cuisine : Other

Course : Main Course_Seafood

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Rasakumbha Prawn

Hindi: jhinga
Favourite seafood? Prawns, prawns and more of prawns. A wide variety of small crustaceans, tiny relatives of the lobster, are known as prawns. Prawns are normally translucent when raw but get their distinctive pink or red colour on being cooked. one word of caution – if buying unpeeled prawns, smell for freshness and look for bright, shiny shells that have some spring left in them.

You can also find more Main Course_Seafood recipes like Ambat Kolambi, Crabstick and Drumstick Curry, Baked Fish With Green Salsa, Prawns Inteha . Or try out these recipes from Other like Sticky Toffee Pudding, Crepes Florentine, Tahini Mashed Potatoes, Khau Swe.

Rasakumbha Prawn Recipe - How to make Rasakumbha Prawn


Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Tiger prawns shelled and deveined300 grams

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Green chilli paste 1 teaspoon

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Ghee 1 teaspoon

  • Green cardamoms 4

  • Poppy seed paste (khuskhus) 2-3 tablespoons

  • Fresh coconut paste1 tablespoon

  • Cashewnut paste roasted2 tablespoons


Step 1

Marinate prawns with salt, turmeric powder and green chilli paste for fifteen minutes. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 2

Deep-fry the prawns till golden. Drain on absorbent paper and set aside.

Step 3

Heat ghee in a non-stick pan, add green cardamoms and sauté for a minute. Add poppy seed paste and sauté till raw smells disappear.

Step 4

Add coconut paste and roasted cashewnut paste. Mix well and cook for a few minutes or till the oil separates.

Step 5

Add marinated prawns and salt. Mix well, add two cups of water, mix well and cook till thick.Serve hot with parantha.

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