Deviled prawns (Prawn Thel Dala)

Deviled prawns (Prawn Thel Dala)

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"This is a Srilankan dish named Prawn Thel Dala. It’s spicy! If you cannot find Zensai chili paste you can substitute it with Chinese chili paste. Srilankan unroasted curry powder can be replaced by regular store-bought curry powder."

Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

30 min

Baking

0 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
166⅔ g
prawn (cleaned)
tbsp
lemon juice
tsp
pepper
tsp
salt
tsp
ground turmeric
onion
tbsp
garlic minced
tbsp
ginger minced
33⅓ g
leeks
50 g
bell peppers
33⅓ g
tomatoes
16⅔ g
oil
tsp
unroasted curry powder ( Srilankan)
tsp
cayenne pepper
tsp
salt
tbsp
Zensai chili paste
tbsp
soy sauce
1 tbsp
tomato sauce
tbsp
sugar

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  • Step 1/7

    Marinate prawns with lemon juice, black pepper, turmeric and salt while preparing the other ingredients.
    • 166⅔ g prawn (cleaned)
    • tbsp lemon juice
    • tsp pepper
    • tsp salt
    • tsp ground turmeric

    Marinate prawns with lemon juice, black pepper, turmeric and salt while preparing the other ingredients.

  • Step 2/7

    Peel and slice onion, mince garlic and ginger or use ginger-garlic paste.
    • onion
    • tbsp garlic minced
    • tbsp ginger minced

    Peel and slice onion, mince garlic and ginger or use ginger-garlic paste.

  • Step 3/7

    Wash, clean and chop vegetables.
    • 33⅓ g leeks
    • 50 g bell peppers
    • 33⅓ g tomatoes

    Wash, clean and chop vegetables.

  • Step 4/7

    Heat oil in the pan and fry prawns till changing color. Remove prawns from pan and set aside.
    • 16⅔ g oil

    Heat oil in the pan and fry prawns till changing color. Remove prawns from pan and set aside.

  • Step 5/7

    Fry onions, garlic, ginger, cinnamon and curry leaves till onions start to brown. Add salt, unroasted curry powder and cayenne pepper.
    • tsp unroasted curry powder ( Srilankan)
    • tsp cayenne pepper
    • tsp salt

    Fry onions, garlic, ginger, cinnamon and curry leaves till onions start to brown. Add salt, unroasted curry powder and cayenne pepper.

  • Step 6/7

    Add sugar, chili paste, soy sauce and tomato sauce. Fry for a minute, then add vegetables. Fry for about five minutes. Finally add prawns, mix and cook for another three minutes.
    • tsp salt
    • tbsp Zensai chili paste
    • tbsp soy sauce
    • 1 tbsp tomato sauce
    • tbsp sugar

    Add sugar, chili paste, soy sauce and tomato sauce. Fry for a minute, then add vegetables. Fry for about five minutes. Finally add prawns, mix and cook for another three minutes.

  • Step 7/7

    Transfer to a serving bowl and serve with rice.

    Transfer to a serving bowl and serve with rice.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Deviled prawns (Prawn Thel Dala)

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