Prawn Badun

Prawn Badun

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"Baduma means fried and is a special type of Srilankan curry eaten with yellow rice. But it can also be eaten with bread."

Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

15 min

Baking

0 min

Resting

20 min

Ingredients

2Servings
500 g
Tiger prawns
½ tsp
ground turmeric
½ tsp
black pepper crushed
½ tsp
tamarind paste
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
coriander seed
½ tsp
cumin seed
¼ tsp
fennel seed
2 tsp
chili flakes
1
small onion
4 cloves
garlic
3 slices
ginger
1
pandan leaf
1 sprig
curry leaf
¼ tsp
ground turmeric
¼ tsp
fenugreek seeds
1
cinnamon stick
200 ml
coconut milk
100 ml
water
1 tsp
lemon juice
1 tsp
canola oil

Utensils

2 nonstick pans, mortar and pestle, knife, cutting board

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  • Step 1/6

    • 500 g Tiger prawns
    • ½ tsp ground turmeric
    • ½ tsp black pepper crushed
    • ½ tsp tamarind paste
    • 1 tsp salt

    Wash and peel prawns, marinade with turmeric, black pepper, salt and tamarind paste for 20 min.

  • Step 2/6

    • 1 tsp coriander seed
    • ½ tsp cumin seed
    • ¼ tsp fennel seed
    • 2 tsp chili flakes
    • nonstick pan

    Toast coriander, cumin, fennel and chili flakes on low heat for about 3 minutes. The aroma should be released but the spices should not be browned too much.

  • Step 3/6

    • mortar and pestle

    Transfer spices to a mortar and grind to a coarse spice powder.

  • Step 4/6

    • 1 small onion
    • 4 cloves garlic
    • 3 slices ginger
    • knife
    • cutting board

    Peel and dice onion, ginger and garlic.

  • Step 5/6

    • 1 pandan leaf
    • 1 sprig curry leaf
    • ¼ tsp ground turmeric
    • ¼ tsp fenugreek seeds
    • 1 cinnamon stick
    • 200 ml coconut milk
    • 100 ml water
    • nonstick pan

    Add prawns, half of the onion and all other ingredients into a nonstick pan. Bring to boil on medium heat and simmer 3-5 minutes till prawns are done. Remove from heat.

  • Step 6/6

    • 1 tsp lemon juice
    • 1 tsp canola oil

    In a separate pan, fry remaining onion, add boiled prawns and temper. Add back to the gravy and mix. Add lemon juice as final touch.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Prawn Badun

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