How to make Prawn Sukka - SK Khazana -

A delicious dry prawn dish

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Medium prawns (मध्यम आकार के प्रॉन्स), Coconut oil (नारियल का तेल)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Main Course Seafood

Prawn Sukka - SK Khazana

Prawn Sukka - SK Khazana Recipe Card


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.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Prawn Sukka - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Medium prawns cleaned, deveined and washed 1 1/2 cups

  • Coconut oil 1 tablespoon

  • Curry leaves 12-15

  • Medium onions chopped 2

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Black peppercorns crushed to taste

  • Red chilli powder 2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Fennel powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Green chillies slit 2


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add curry leaves and onions, mix and sauté for 4-5 minutes.

Step 2

Add garlic and ginger and mix well. Add crushed peppercorns and ¼ cup water and mix.

Step 3

Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, fennel powder, salt and green chillies and mix well.

Step 4

Add prawns, mix well and cook on high heat for 5-6 minutes or till prawns are done.

Step 5

Transfer into a serving dish and serve hot.

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