Prawns in a Butter-Tomato Sauce

From Madhur Jaffrey's Simple Indian Cookery. My husband made it and it is so elegant and delicious. She called for a 1/2 tsp cayenne in the sauce, but we reduced and you can reduce further if you're sensitive to heat. Serve with basmati rice, naan and green peas.

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directions

  • Combine all ingredients for the sauce in a bowl, whisk until smooth. Cover and chill until needed.
  • Melt butter and oil in large frying pan over high heat. When hot, add cumin seeds and let sizzle for 10 seconds.
  • Put in shallots and garlic, stirring until very lightly browned.
  • Add the prawns, turmeric, coriander, cayenne and salt.
  • Stir and fry until the prawns have just turned opaque.
  • Pour in the sauce and heat it through, stirring as you go.
  • Serve immediately.
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"From Madhur Jaffrey's Simple Indian Cookery. My husband made it and it is so elegant and delicious. She called for a 1/2 tsp cayenne in the sauce, but we reduced and you can reduce further if you're sensitive to heat. Serve with basmati rice, naan and green peas."
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  1. lolablitz
    From Madhur Jaffrey's Simple Indian Cookery. My husband made it and it is so elegant and delicious. She called for a 1/2 tsp cayenne in the sauce, but we reduced and you can reduce further if you're sensitive to heat. Serve with basmati rice, naan and green peas.
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