How to make Sweet And Sour Prawns (Parsi Style) - Honey, tamarind paste and vinegar give this delicious prawns dish sweet and sour taste.

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Main Ingredients : Prawns, Honey (शहद)

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Sweet And Sour Prawns (Parsi Style)

Some say Chinese cuisine is 400,000 years old going back to the Peking Man and his use of fire. Some other accounts of the history of Chinese cuisine takes the beginning to the Chinese stone age. However today Chinese cuisine enjoys the distinction of being the most popular in the world.
All this furore about Chinese food can make one wonder what is so special about this cuisine.  To put it in one word it is wholesome.  It has the characteristics of being nutritious, economical, balanced and delicious. It cannot be gainsaid that Chinese food is popular the world over and it can be adapted into our modern lifestyles as the strong link between diet and health of body, mind and spirit is epitomized in Chinese cookery. We all desire harmony in our lives and this works on the ancient Taoist principle of Yin and Yang in which balance and contrast are the key. Each Chinese dish reflects a balance of taste, texture, aroma and colour. Be it sweet, sour, pungent, hot, salty or spicy – all the six basic flavours are incorporated deftly in all Chinese dishes.

For more recipes related to Sweet And Sour Prawns (Parsi Style) checkout Chinese Prawn And Mushroom Omlette, Coriander Lemon Prawns, Citrus Sizzling Prawns, Prawn Fritters On Sugarcane Sticks . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like German Chocolate Cake, Moongdal Kachori, Croquettas, Chilli Basil Fish.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet and Sour

Ingredients for Sweet And Sour Prawns (Parsi Style) Recipe

  • Prawns 1 teaspoon

  • Honey shelled and deveined 16

  • Tamarind paste 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Vinegar 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Garlic cloves finely chopped 6-8

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch piece

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1-2 teaspoons


Step 1

Heat oil in a non stick kadai. Add garlic and ginger and sauté till fragrant.

Step 2

Add green chillies and sauté till fragrant.

Step 3

Add tamarind paste, red chilli powder and salt and mix well. Add vinegar and mix well.

Step 4

Add the prawns and cook on a high heat.

Step 5

Add honey and coriander leaves and mix well.

Step 6

Transfer in a serving plate and serve hot.