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List of ingredients for Prawn balchao pickle

* 100 g Dried shrimp
* 1 large Onion, peeled and chopped
* 5 cm (2") piece if Ginger, peeled and finely chopped
* 1 whole bulb of Garlic, peeled and crushed
* 4 tablespoons Tomato purée
* 140 ml Vegetable oil
* 1 teaspoon Nigella Seeds
* 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
* 1 to 2 tablespoons Chilli powder
* 1 to 2 tablespoons Cooking salt
* 3 tablespoon Jaggery, (White sugar is fine)
* 300 ml Malt vinegar
* Lime juice to taste

* Roughly chop the half of the Shrimps, leaving the others whole
* Crush the Garlic, chop the Onions very finely
* Heat the Oil in a Wok and add the Nigella Seeds and let them Fry for a few seconds, then immediately add the onions, Garlic and ginger. Reduce the heat and fry for 5 minutes or until lightly Browned.
* Add the tomato puree, Chilli powder, Black pepper, Salt and Turmeric and Stir-fry for a few minutes until well combined.
* Add the whole and chopped Prawns, Vinegar and Sugar.
* Cook on a medium heat for 10 minutes.
* Taste and make the final adjustments so it suits your taste.
* Allow to cool and bottle in Sterilised jars.


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