Masala Prawns

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a small starter or snack
    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Shamil Thakrar, Kavi Thakrar and Naved Nasir

Published 2019

  • About

Bombay is surrounded by the sea. Accordingly, ever since people have lived here, they’ve always eaten a lot of fish. At Sassoon Dock, the raucous fish market in south Bombay, you can find sea creatures of every shape, size and flavour, laid out in baskets, on tarpaulins, or piled in vast heaps on the floor. (If you visit, consider wearing an old pair of shoes that you are happy to throw away afterwards.)

Buy the largest prawns you can find. If they are very large, you will be able t