Gun powder or idli podi is an accompaniment to not just idli and dosas but it can also be used in a variety of dishes ranging from curries to coastal cuisine. The umami-inducing spice mix can be used to make a mouth-watering delicacy like barbeque style prawns. If you are a seafood lover, this recipe might hit your favourite food list. Here we have shared an easy recipe of barbeque style prawns that can be made in a fizzy!
500g – Prawns (cleaned, with or without tail)
1 no – Lime juice
3-4tbsp – Gun powder
Salt to taste
Fried curry leaves for garnish
Gun powder ingredients
2tbsp – Chana dal
2tbsp – Urad dal
2tbsp – Sesame seeds
4-6 no – Dried red chillies
2 sprigs – Curry leaves
2-3 cloves – Garlic
* Take a bowl and marinate the prawns with all the ingredients and keep it aside for an hour.
*Heat the pan and lightly sprinkle oil.
*Stir-fry the prawns for good 8-10 minutes.
*Skewer and serve with idli podi or gunpowder.