Prawns with Green Mango

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Appears in
The Food of India: A Journey for Food Lovers

By Priya Wickramasinghe

Published 2005

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  • 250 g (9 oz) tiger prawns (shrimp)
  • teaspoons chilli powder


Peel and devein the prawns, leaving the tails intact. Put the chilli powder, turmeric, cumin, mustard, garlic, ginger and chopped red onion in a blender, food processor or pestle and mortar and process to form a paste. If necessary, add a little water.

Heat the oil in a karhai or heavy-based frying pan and fry the sliced onion. When it starts to brown, add the curry paste and fry until