Prawns Tikka


500 gm prawns, cleaned
1 tsp garlic paste
1/2 tsp ginger paste
1 tsp tomato paste
1/2 tsp cumin powder
a pinch of turmeric powder
1 tbsp tandoori masala
1 tsp red chilli powder
2 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp salt
2 tbsp oil
capsicum, cubed
onion, cut into squares
bamboo skewers, soaked in water for an hour


  1. In a bowl, add garlic paste, ginger paste, tomato paste, turmeric powder, cumin powder, lemon juice, tandoori masala, red chilli powder and salt and mix well.
  2. Heat the oil and pour it into the mixture and stir well.
  3. Add cleaned prawns and mix well and leave to marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  4. Preheat the grill to 200 degree celcius.
  5. Thread the prawns on skewers along with the cubed capsicum and onion.
  6. Grill for 10-12 minutes on each side (keep checking to avoid overcooking) or until done…..
Recipe Source: Fauzia’s Kitchen Fun


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