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Prawn Balacho Non Veg Prawn Recipe

A classic from Goa, this dish is a festival of flavours. Spicy, sweet and tangy at the same time, this juicy prawn delicacy is sure to brighten your afternoon.


Ingredients Amount
Prawns 150 gms
Green chillies 10 nos
Garlic 50 gms
Chopped onions 50 gms
Curry leaves 20 nos
Onion and coriander seeds 2 tsp
Pepper seeds 1 tsp
Cloves 06 nos
Cinnamon sticks 4 inches
Cardamom 10 pods
Red chillies 20 gm
Goan vinegar 200 ml
Tamarind 1 tsp
Cooking oil 100ml
Kokum 20 gms
salt To taste


  • Clean and devein the prawns. Keep it aside.
  • Make a fine paste of green chillies, curry leaves, tamarind and all the whole spices blended with Goan Vinegar. Keep it aside
  • Heat oil in a medium size fry pan. Add chopped onion & garlic.
  • Keep stirring and sauté till it becomes golden brown. Be careful about not burning the garlic.
  • Now add the prepared masala paste to the pan along with salt & Kokum. Let it cook till the oil separates.
  • Next add prawns, cover the lid and let it simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  •  Serve hot with steamed rice.

Nutrient Value

Amount Per Serving
Serving – 1
Calories 4,493.9
Total Fat 432.9 g
Saturated Fat 67.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 210.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 111.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 0.0 mg
Potassium 1976.7 mg
Total Carbohydrate 164.8 g
Dietary Fiber 28.1 g
Sugars 90.4 g
Protein 14.9 g