Recipe of Fried Shrimp Flatbreads With Spicy Cardamom Sauce

Shrimp is such versatile seafood that goes well with spices of all flavour. Seafood exporters have always rated shrimps on the top of their sale list as shrimps have a very unique flavour and are equally healthy. Flatbreads are very simple breads made out of flour traditionally called as “baco”, they are a very supple flatbread. If you cannot settle onto this you can use the tortillas. If not that given below is the homemade recipe for flatbreads.


For sauce

  • Whipping cream -1/2cup
  • Buttermilk-2 tablespoon
  • Chopped mint -2 tablespoon
  • Minced chives -2 tablespoon
  • Lemon-1
  • Garlic cloves -7
  • Salt as per taste
  • Freshly grounded black pepper – 2 teaspoon
  • Grounded cumin-1/2 teaspoon
  • Chillies -4
  • Grounded cardamom-1 teaspoon
  • Freshly squeezed lemon juice -1/2 teaspoon

For Shrimps

  • Large egg-1
  • Panko (Japanese bread crumbs)-1 cup
  • Large shrimp shelled and deviened-16(1lb.)
  • Vegetable oil- 2 tablespoon
  • Salt as per taste
  • Thin flatbreads-4 such as naan or thick  warm flour tortillas
  • Hass avocado-1
  • Sliced pickled red onions (from a jar of pickled beets and onions)-1/4 cup

For Easy Homemade Flatbread

Use 2 cups of whole wheat flour, 1 cup warm water, and 1 teaspoon salt. Mix together and knead for 10 minutes strongly. Keep it covered in a bowl and let it rest for 2 hours .Then divide it into 8 pieces and roll each out on a floured surface , make sure you put flour on the rolling surface so that the dough does not stick on it. Then heat a griddle and cook it each for 1 or 2 minutes on each side. You can try this out if you do not want to purchase this out in this pandemic from the stores.

Step 1

In a bowl, whisk the whipping cream with the buttermilk, mint, chives, lemon zest, and 1 minced garlic clove; season the cream with salt and pepper.

Step 2

In a blender, combine the remaining minced garlic with the chillies, cardamom, cumin, and lemon juice. Puree until smooth. Season the cardamom sauce with salt and pepper.

Step 3

Put the beaten egg and panko in separate bowls. Dip the shrimp in the egg, then dredge in the panko; transfer to a baking sheet. Refrigerate for 10 minutes.

Step 4

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. In a saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil to 350 degrees F. Fry 4 shrimp at a time, turning once, until browned and crisp, about 2 minutes. You can also fry the shrimps in a pan by placing a medium sized frying pan. Heat the pan and add 2 tablespoon oil in it. Fry the 5 shrimps at a time until they turn golden brown .Transfer the shrimp to a rack set over a rimmed baking sheet to drain; season with salt. When all of the shrimp have been fried, transfer them to the oven and bake until heated through, about 2 minutes.

Step 5

Spread the warm flatbreads with the spicy sauce. Arrange the avocado and the shrimp on top. Scatter the pickled onion on top, drizzle with the cream, and serve it hot.

This dish is sure to earn you lots of appreciation. The creative fillings, like the fried shrimp here with cardamom-chilli sauce and herbed cream, are sensational on any kind of flatbread, or even rolled inside flour tortillas. Utilize the fresh shrimps from the best shrimp and prawn providers because the major taste of the dish relies upon the shrimps. They ought to be fresh. This is a multi-faced dish that is loved by people of all age groups. So do try this dramatic dish ready to bursts its flavour in your mouth.

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