Prawns Spinach
Prawns Spinach / Palak Chilly Fry

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Including prawns in our diet provides the types of nutrients required to build muscle, replenish red blood cells and reduce fat. Eating prawns provides a complete protein, which helps the body to function properly, develop a healthy immune system, helps build strong bones because they contain phosphorous, copper and magnesium. Spinach is extremely healthy and has numerous health benefits. Spinach is a rich source of Iron. It greatly improves oxidative stress, eye health, and blood pressure

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Prawns Palak/Spinach Chilly Fry

Recipe by Rovena FernandesCourse: MainCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Medium


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Prawn Spinach/Palak Chilly fry is a unique delicious Indian recipe. Fried prawns in spinach paste and with few sauces make it perfectly healthy and tasty


  • 1 Kg Prawns

  • 2 Bunch palak

  • 1 Capsicum

  • 8 Green chilli finely chopped.

  • 1 Bunch spring onions

  • 1 Tblspn soya sauce

  • 1 Tblspn chilli sauce

  • 2 Tblspn tomato sauces

  • 2 Tsp ginger garlic paste

  • 3 Tsp cornflour

  • 1 Egg

  • Salt to taste


  • Grind 1 bunch of palak and chop the other bunch lengthwise and keep aside.
  • Clean and devein the prawns. Marinate it with salt, 4 tbsp of palak ground paste, egg, half of the finely chopped green chillies, 1/2 tbsp soya sauce, 1/2 Tbsp chilli sauce,1 tsp ginger garlic paste, Cornflour and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Deep fry the prawns.
  • Chop the capsicum and spring onions and fry well. Add ginger-garlic paste, palak paste, remaining chopped green chillies and fry.
  • Add the fried Prawns and remaining sauces and tomato sauce. Saute for sometime and the dish is ready.
  • Now take the lengthwise chopped palak and deep fry it with some sesame seeds sprinkled while frying.
  • Serve this fried palak with prawn chilly. It tastes amazing with prawn chilli.
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