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Recipe Grilled Butterfly Prawns is for foodies

Grilled butterfly prawns

Prawns (or Shrimps) are delicious when grilled. Try this quick and easy recipe, butterfly prawns.

Ingredients

Shrimps: 500 gm

Cumin seeds: tsp

Garlic paste: 1 tbsp

Salt: to taste

Turmeric powder: half

tsp

Chilly powder (Kashmir): 2 tbsp

Lemon juice: 2 tbsp

Olive oil: 2 tbsp

Method

Clean and devein the prawns. Remove the heads. Cut through the ridges on the back of the prawn shell. Turn the prawns over and cut a straight line to the centre of the shell. Take a sharp knife and cut a horizontal slit on each side where the tail meets the body. Flatten gently with hand. Marinate the prawns with dry roasted and powdered cumin seeds, garlic paste, chilly powder, turmeric powder, salt and lemon juice and keep for 30 minutes.

When the grilling pan is red hot, place the marinated prawns in the grill and after two minutes, turn it. Within four minutes, your butterfly prawns are ready to be eaten.

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