Prawn Xeque Xeque

Prawn Xeque Xeque

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Prawn Xeque Xeque, if your Goan you know how to pronounce that :), or if you are fond of Goan food. The others can keep trying, Xeque Xeque is an exotic goan dish that goes well with Sannas (Goan Speciality), Dosas (South Indian Speciality) and Fugias (East Indian Speciality).

Prawn Xeque Xeque Main Ingredients:

Fresh big prawns
1 Cup Big Prawns around 20 to 25
1/2 Coconut Thick & Thin Milk with 2 Teaspoons Coriander Seeds Ground
Two Tomatoes
Two Onions
1/4″ Ginger
One or Two Green Chillies
Salt

Other Ingredients:

8 Red Kashmiri Chillies
1 Teaspoon Jeera
1 Teaspoon Haldi Powder
5 – 6 Pepper Corns
1 Teaspoon Coriander Seeds
2 Cloves
6 Flakes Garlic and a Tamarind Ball

Procedure:

Clean and devien the prawns, add a pinch of salt and keep them aside.
Cleaned Prawns

Note that the coconut milk has to be ground with two teaspoons ofcorriander seeds.
Prawn Xeque Xeque Masala and Ingredients
Knock off the seeds of 4 out of the eight Kashmiri chillies, roast the dry spices of the masala ingredients on a tava, then proceed to grind the dry spices first. Then grind all the ingredients of the masala together.

Boil two tomatoes and peel off the skin.
Boil and Peel two Tomatoes
Chop the two big onoions into fine pieces and fry them in a little oil with the julians of ginger.
A little oil for the frying
After the onions turn a little brown you can add the chopped pieces of skinned boiled tomato to it.
Fry the onions with ginger
Stir it for a little while and make sure you mash all the pieces of tomato, you do not want big pieces of Tomato.
Bagaar tomatoes with the Onions
Add the masala to the bagaar, sprinkle some water twice for the mixture to be fried well.
Add the Xeque Xeque Masala
Add the prawns, and mix them with the masala, you can now add the green chillies or later.
Add prawns to the mixture
Add the Coconut milk on a slow fire, you can make this dish with only thick coconut milk if you like to make the gravy thick and delicious.
Add Thick Coconut Milk
If you are going to eat it with rice you may like to have some more gravy so depending on that add the thick and thin coconut milk.
Add thing Coconut Milk to the Prawn Xeque Xeque
Let it cook for a while on slow fire.
Add Green Chillies to the Xeque Xeque
You can sprinkle some corriander leaves on top to decorate your Prawn Xeque Xeque, enjoy!
Ready to eat Prawn Xeque Xeque

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4 Responses to Prawn Xeque Xeque

  1. Shailesh Parashar November 4, 2011 at 3:25 am #

    it was really tasty …i liked it .thanks

  2. Anonymous December 15, 2011 at 5:39 pm #

    looks yummy will make it soon
    Rajiv

  3. Tharaa April 23, 2013 at 5:51 am #

    Made it tonight.. made alot of mistakes. it doesnt tell you when to put the tamarind. but Omg!!! It was soooooo GOOD!!! Pls let me know how to pronounce the name.

  4. Dilu March 18, 2015 at 6:04 am #

    If using tamrine paste how many spoon to be used kindly advice

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