Indian Spiced Grilled Shrimps | Easy Grilled Shrimps Recipe
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4 servings
  • Shrimps – 10 to 12, medium sized
  • Lemon juice – 2 tbsp
  • Red chilli powder – ½ tsp
  • Yogurt – 4 tbsp, thick
  • Kashmiri red chilli powder – 2 tsp
  • Cardamom powder – ¼th tsp
  • Cinnamon powder – ½ tsp
  • Ginger paste – 1 tsp
  • Garlic paste – 1 tbsp
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Melted butter – for basting
  1. Wash and de-vein shrimps keeping the tail intact. Remove the heads.
  2. First marinate the shrimps in lemon juice, red chili powder and little salt. Mix them well and keep for half an hour.
  3. Prepare the second marinade by mixing the yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, Kashmiri chili powder, cardamom & cinnamon powder, oil and salt. Mix well.
  4. Pick up the shrimps from the first marinade and dip them into the second one. Discard the first marinade.
  5. Mix the shrimps well in second marinade and keep for half an hour more. After about 30 minutes, skewer the shrimps into bamboo sticks.
  6. Heat the grill pan until smoking hot. Brush the hot pan with oil. Grill the shrimps for 5-8 minutes on each side, basting in between with melted butter.
  7. Remove the grilled shrimps from grill pan when the shrimps turn orange and completely opaque and light charring appears on both sides.
  8. Serve the delicious grilled shrimps warm with your favorite dip or chutney.
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