Pepper tamarind (assam) prawns

By nava-knava-k

  • Pepper Tamarind (Assam) Prawns
  • Pepper Tamarind (Assam) Prawns, Photo 2
  • Pepper Tamarind (Assam) Prawns, Photo 3
Recipe type:
Main Dish
Number of serving:
2 servings
15 min
Cook time:
35 min
Ready in:
50 min
Very Easy


- 200 g prawns (devein and left the tail on)
- 1/1 tablespoons saffron/kunyit powder
- 2 tablespoons thick assam/tamarind juice
- 4 tablespoons oil
- 2 sprigs of curry leaves
- salt to taste
- 1/2 litre of water

To be blended/grounded
- 6 red chillies (remove seeds)
- 1 large tomato
- 1 large onion
- 5 cloves garlic
- 1 1/2 tablespoon black pepper (can add more if you prefer)


Step 1

Mix the prawns with the saffron/kunyit powder and a bit of salt.

Step 2

Heat oil and when heated, fry the prawns until pink or half cooked before removing.

Step 3

Into the same pot, add the blended ingredients and cook until the oil floats.

Step 4

Add 1/2 litre of water and let the gravy simmer to a boiling point.

Step 5

Put in the fried prawns, curry leaves and salt to taste.

Step 6

Mix all in and after one more boil, remove from heat.


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