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Sunday, April 14, 2013

Prawns/Chemmeen Macaroni Masala

I have made this macaroni in a masala style and made using Prawns.You can use Chicken also. It can be used as a one pot meal.For this you need
Ingredients
1.Macaroni          1 pack (400 g)
2.Prawns             300 g
  Kashmiri red Chilly powder   2 tsp
  Salt       as needed
  Oil         for shallow frying
3.Onion               4 (sliced)
4.Tomato            2 small (diced)
5.Capsicum         1 big (diced into 1/2 ''pieces)
6.Ginger              11/2'' piece
7.Garlic                6 cloves
8.Green chilly        3-4
9.Tomato ketchup   2-3 tbsp
10.Fennel seeds powder  1 tsp
11.Turmeric powder       1 tsp
12.Garam masala           1 tsp
13.Salt                   as needed
14.Oil                   2 tbsp + 2tsp
 Method
-Cook macaroni adding 2 tsp of oil,enough salt and 1 tsp turmeric powder.When cooked drain the water and keep the cooked pasta aside(follow the pack instruction for the amount of water to be used)
-Marinate the prawns with chilly powder and salt for 10 minutes and then shallow fry.Once done,drain the oil and keep the fried prawns aside.
-Grind ingredients 6,7 & 8 together and keep aside.
-Heat oil in a non stick pan.
-Add the onions and a little salt and saute for sometime (till the onions are done)
-Add the ground paste and mix well.
-Now add the tomatoes saute for a minute and add the diced capsicum.Mix well.
-When the tomatoes become soft add the tomato ketchup,fennel seed powder and the garam masala.Saute well.
-Now add in the macaroni and the fried prawns.Give a good mix,cover and keep on low flame for a minute.
-Switch off the flame and serve...
*If you prefer this a little more spicy you can add a little pepper powder.

24 comments:

  1. Delicious... Looks so colourful and interesting Ruxana :-)

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  2. Omg, my fav prawn..yummy yum, I'm in..

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  3. Good twist to a western dish, localized with spices and prawns. This is what cooking is all about, being creative and bringing on new recipes.

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  4. Macaroni with prawns looks so delicious.

    Happy Vishu.

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  5. It makes me drooling . So yuumy

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  6. Sounds delish Ruxana. Would be perfect as a one pot meal :)

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  7. Looks delicious, but never tried macaroni with shrimp...

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  8. Me drooling here.. wonderful combo..

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  9. Prawns and macroni is my alll time fav combination :D u reminded me of this and certainly i shall tell my mom to make it any of these days soon :)

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  10. what a great combination,yummy!!

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  11. I am drooling!!! looks great...

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  12. Wonderful combo dear. Maccaroni looks mouthwatering.

    today's post:
    http://sanolisrecipies.blogspot.in/2013/04/rava-semolina-idli.html

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  13. Delicious combination, looks tempting!
    MAHA

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  14. Delicious preparation...bursting with flavors...

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  15. Prawn & mac.. I love both.. Lovely combo !!

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  16. Sumptious meal.. love prawns in any dish..

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  17. WOW..looks fantastic..great clicks

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  18. something that kids can definitely gobble up for sure. gud one. Also, do feel free to drop by my new blog - pick quicks when u get the time...glad if u wud be a follower there as well.

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  19. That looks fantastic, tempting & yummy flavors!

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  20. Wow! Prawns in pasta-Great idea! :)
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