Dried Prawns Pickle


Ready to spice up your meals? Our dried prawns pickle recipe is the perfect way to do it! This zesty condiment combines dried prawns and a blend of tasty spices for a delicious boost of flavour that will leave you wanting more!


  • Dried Prawns: 150-200g
  • Onions: 3
  • Kashmiri Red Chillies: 15
  • Cumin Seeds (Jeera): 1 tbsp
  • Garlic: 2 whole bulbs
  • Grated Ginger: 1 tsp
  • Garam Masalas: Cinamon (Tej) - 2 inch piece, Cloves (Laung) - 5-6, Peppercorn - 10, Green Cardamom (Chhoti Elaichi) - 3
  • Sugarcane Vinegar: 3-4 tbsp
  • Sugar: 2 tbsp
  • Oil: 100-150 ml
  • Salt to taste
  • Grind all ingredients (except the prawns, vinegar and oil) in a mixer.
  • Soak the dried prawns in vinegar for 1-5 hours.
  • Heat oil in a kadhai and add the dried prawns to it. Let it fry for 5-10 minutes.
  • Add the ground paste to it. Let it cook till the oil separates from the paste. This mayy take 30-45 minutes.
  • Let it cool and store it in a dry glass jar. 
Tip: You can add Red Chilli powder if you want to make it more spicy.