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Prawns with Okra    HT  Indian  MC  25mins



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    3 tbsp Vegetable Oil

   175g/6oz Fresh Okra, washed, topped and tailed

   4 Garlic Cloves, crushed

   5cm/2 inch Piece Fresh Ginger, chopped and

   4 Green Chilies,  sliced

   1/2 teasp Turmeric

   4 Curry Leaves

   1 teasp Cumin Seeds

   450g/1lb Shelled King Prawns (Shrimp)


   2 teasp Brown Sugar

   The Juice of 2 Lemons




1. Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a frying pan, add the okra and fry until lightly browned and slightly crisp. Remove from the pan and drain on kitchen paper.


2. Add the remaining oil to the pan and heat until hot. Add  the garlic, ginger, the prawns, mix well and cook for 5-10 minutes until the prawns are tender.


3. Add the salt, sugar, lemon juice and fried okra and continue to cook over a high heat for a further 5 minutes, stirring gently so as not to break up the okra. Serve immediately.



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