Prawns In Mint Sauce Recipe


  • 1 lb. large prawns (20-30 count/lb.), shelled and deveined
  • 4-5 stalks of mint leaves
  • 1 large onion, peeled and cut in chunks
  • 6-8 cloves of garlic, peeled
  • 1 Tbsp. ginger paste
  • 3 green chillies, slit with seeds removed if necessary
  • 4 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp. kalo jeera/nigella seeds
  • 2 green chillies, diced
  • 1 tsp. roasted cumin powder

Prawns In Mint Sauce Recipe


  1. Bring a cup of water to the boil, blanch onions and garlic and drain.
  2. Transfer onions and garlic along with mint, ginger paste and slit chillies to a blender jar and make a paste.
  3. Smear prawns with the mint paste and set aside.
  4. Heat oil in a skillet over high heat and sputter nigella seeds and chilies.
  5. Carefully, slide the marinated prawns and mint sauce into the skillet.
  6. Turn heat down to medium-low, cover and simmer for 3-4 minutes.
  7. Transfer to a serving dish and serve with steamed basmati rice.


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