Peri-peri Pasta with Prawns

We decided to upgrade our standard pasta, so here is our Peri Peri Pasta with prawns recipe. #HappyCookingToyou #FoodFusion #Monsalwa

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Peri Peri Spice Mix:

  • Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 2 tsp or to taste
  • Dried parsley 1 tsp
  • Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) ½ tsp
  • Namak (Salt) 1 & ½ tsp or to taste
  • Lehsan powder (Garlic powder) 2 tsp
  • Lal mirch (Red chilli) crushed 1 & ½ tsp
  • Darchini powder (Cinnamon powder) ½ tsp
  • Dried oregano 1 tsp
  • Onion powder 2 tsp
  • Paprika powder 1 tbs

Prepare Stir fried Vegetables:

  • Cooking oil 1-2 tbs
  • Lehsan (Garlic) chopped 2 tbs
  • Gajar (Carrot) julienne 1 Cup
  • Pyaz (Onion) sliced 1 large
  • Shimla mirch (Capsicum) julienne ½ Cup
  • Corn kernels boiled 1 Cup
  • Peri peri spice mix 1 tbs
  • Mon salwa Jumbo prawns 1 pack (300g)
  • Cooking oil for frying
  • Peri peri spice mix 1 tbs

Prepare Sauce:

  • Cooking oil 2 tbs
  • Makhan (Butter) 3 tbs
  • Lehsan (Garlic) chopped 1 & ½ tbs
  • Maida (All-purpose flour) 3 tbs
  • Yakhni (Stock) 3 Cups (substitute: 2 stock cubes dissolve in 3 cups water)
  • Remaining peri peri Spice mix
  • BBQ sauce 3 tbs
  • Cheddar cheese grated ½ Cup
  • Penne pasta 150g (boiled as per pack’s instruction)
  • Stir fried vegetables
  • Parmesan Cheese grated
  • Hara pyaz (Green onion) leaves chopped


Peri Peri Spice Mix:

In a bowl,add red chilli powder,dried parsley,black pepper powder,salt,garlic powder,red chilli crushed, cinnamon powder,dried oregano,onion powder,paprika powder & mix well.Peri peri spice mix is ready!

Prepare Stir fried Vegetables:

In a wok,add cooking oil,garlic,mix well & sauté for a minute.

Add carrot & mix well.

Add onion,capsicum,corn kernels,mix well & stir fry for 1-2 minutes.

Add 1 tbs of prepared peri peri spice mix,mix well and set aside for later use.

In a wok,heat cooking oil & fry prawns on medium flame until light golden & crispy (3-4 minutes) & set aside.

In a wok,add fried prawns,1 tbs of prepared peri peri spice mix,mix on low flame until well coated & crispy, set aside.

Prepare Sauce:

In a wok,add cooking oil,butter & let it melt.

Add garlic & mix well.

Add all-purpose flour & mix well.

Add stock,whisk well & bring it to boil.

Add remaining peri peri spice mix & whisk well.

Add bbq sauce & mix well.

Add cheddar cheese,mix well & cook for a minute.

Add boiled penne pasta,stir-fried vegetables and mix well.

In serving dish,add pasta and prawns.

Garnish with parmesan cheese,green onion leaves & serve.

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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