Spaghetti in Prawn gravy

This one I experimented with one day and it came out a beauty. I wanted to make pasta in a different way, so one fine day I did it and believe me it was good. Let’s have a look at the recipe :

Spaghetti in prawn gravy

Spaghetti in prawn gravy

  • Things you need :
  1. Spaghetti – 200 g
  2. Prawn ( peeled and deveined ) – 100 g. For this dish I used small prawns
  3. Onion ( large ) – 1 ( chopped )
  4. Capsicum ( medium ) – 1 ( chopped ) . I used one yellow capsicum for this dish. You can use red, green, yellow or orange anything you like
  5. Green Chili – 4 ( cut lengthwise )
  6. Garlic – 4 pods ( thinly sliced )
  7. Cream – 4 tbsp
  8. Olive oil ( or the cooking oil you use ) – 2 tbsp
  9. Butter – 1 tbsp
  10. Black pepper powder – 1 tbsp
  11. Salt – as needed
  • How to cook :
  1. In a frying pan heat olive oil ( or the oil you use ) and throw in the sliced garlic pods. Saute for 2 minutes
  2. Add onion and capsicum and fry for another 5 minutes
  3. Now add prawn in it and cook in a low heat for 7-8 minutes or till the prawns change their colour slightly
  4. Add cream, salt and 2 tsp of black pepper powder and mix well. Cook for 10 minutes or till the prawns are cooked. Add little water or more cream if the gravy dries. Add the green chilis
  5. Remove from heat and ensure that gravy is there
  6. In the mean time in another pan boil sufficient water and put the spaghetti in there. Add salt in the water and keep on boiling and stir the strings to avoid sticking to each other or to the bottom of the pan. It may take 10-12 minutes for the strings to get the perfect al dente texture, i.e, perfectly cooked so as to be perfect firm but not hard. Please don’t over-boil or you’ll get the soft and sticky strings and it will ruin the whole dish, but don’t under-boil either. So to ensure the perfect texture of the pasta taste a string every minute and when you get that texture remove from heat and immediately drain the water
  7. Now in the spaghetti add butter and remaining 1 tsp black pepper powder and mix very well
  8. Serve the spaghetti in plate and pour the hot prawn gravy you cooked earlier over it. Add some Italian seasoning over it if you want

Happy Cooking and Enjoy!!