Prawn Puri

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Total Time
50mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
30 mins

This is a traditional Indian dish. It can be used as the main course or as a first course.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • Ingredients for masala

  • 1 lb prawns
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 2 cloves crushed garlic
  • 1 inch gingerroot, crushed
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 small green chili, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon dhania patta
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 2 fluid ounces double cream
  • Ingredients for Puris

  • 2 cups chapati flour
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • water, to mix

Directions

  1. For Masala: Fry Onion, ginger, garlic and chilli until soft.
  2. Add salt and dhania and fry for 1 minute.
  3. Add vinegar and prawns.
  4. Fry to reduce fluid to a thich consistency.
  5. Add cream and heat but don't allow to boil.
  6. For Puris: Mix all ingredients to make a hard dough.
  7. Knead well.
  8. Split into small balls and roll out to 6" diameter circles.
  9. Deep fry turning once.
  10. Serve masala poured over puris.
  11. An excellent starter.