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Prawns in bottle gourd saute
By : Sweta Chakraborty
Category : Prawn
Servings : 4
Time Taken : 30-45 mins
Rating :
  1. The prawns procured should be fresh and washed nicely.
  2. The outer shell and the excretory duct should be removed with care.
  3. It`s advisable to remove the heads.
  4. The prawns should be marinated with turmeric powder and salt.
  5. Heat oil in a container and fry the prawns.
  6. The prawns should be cooked for 10 minutes till they are soft.
  7. Remove and keep them aside.
  8. Heat oil in the container and dash vegetables - onions, tomatoes in it.
  9. Cook till they become soft.
  10. The bottle gourd should be peeled and chopped into medium pieces.
  11. Add the chopped bottle gourd to the container along with other vegetables.
  12. Mix with the help of a spatula and add the spices - cumin powder, coriander powder, ginger-garlic paste to it.
  13. Add the already cooked prawns to it.
  14. Add 1/2 cup water to the content and allow to stand for 5 minutes till the water gets absorbed and the vegetables cook well along with the prawns.
  15. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and green chillies (slit from in between) for the ultimate taste and flavor.
  16. Remove the content to a serving bowl and you are ready to enjoy the food.

Recipe and image: swetawriter

1 - bottle gourd, peeled and chopped
350g - prawns
2 - tomatoes, grated
1 - onion, grated
2 tsp - cumin powder
1 tsp - corinader powder
1 tsp - turmeric powder
1 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
3-4 pcs - green chillies, slit from in between
Salt as per taste
Coriander leaves for garnishing
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