Prawn Tandoori

Inspired by the ancient cuisine of Indian kings and queens, this Tandoori bursts with exotic flavours, yet it is light, refreshing and very kind to the heart.

Prep Time: 1 hours 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hours 20 minutes
4 servings


20 large prawns – shelled with tail on and de-veined

2 tablespoons yogurt

1 tablespoon of ginger/garlic paste

2 tablespoons lime juice

1 tsp cumin powder

1-2 tsps kashmiri red chili powder

1/2 tsp orange-red food colouring

1 tablespoon tandoori masala (optional)

Salt to taste


It doesn’t get easier than this. Just mix all the ingredients, leave to marinate overnight or 2hrs minimum.

Fire up a grill or can even use a griddle pan. Brush with oil and grill them for a few mins till done.

Serve hot with some sliced onion, yogurt and chutney.


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