Spicy & Sour Prawns



500g prawns, deveined, uncooked

1 teaspoon red chilli powder

1 teaspoon fennel powder

½ teaspoon ground pepper

½ teaspoon black cumin

½ teaspoon garlic paste

¼ teaspoon turmeric powder

1 big red onion diced

1 small tomato diced

Juice of 1 lemon

2 tablespoons sunflower oil

Salt to taste


  1. Add oil to a frying skillet.
  2. Add the onions and garlic and fry till the onions turn partly golden.
  3. Add the diced tomatoes, chilli, fennel, pepper, cumin, and turmeric, and fry for 7 minutes.
  4. Add the prawns or shrimp and cook till well done, and dry.
  5. Squeeze the juice of half a lemon over the cooked prawns.
  6. Garnish with finely chopped coriander. Serve hot with rice or pita.