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Prawn Patia: Experience Tangy Flavour with this Unique Parsi Dish

If you are a lover of different kinds of authentic Indian seafood, there is a chance you might have tasted the delicious dishes made from shrimp. The shrimp and the ingredients largely vary within the states. The cooking procedures for these dishes are also different. All these factors make one dish unique in flavour and appearance from another.

More About Prawn Patia:

In this blog, we will be talking about one such unique dish made from this tasty seafood. This one is a tasty dish prepared by the Parsis. The Parsis have a prolonged connection with India, living predominantly in the Western States of India. They prepare a dish known as Shrimp Patia, known for its unique tangy combination of sweet and spicy flavours.


If you are up for some delicious and tangy treat made of shrimp, you can definitely try this dish. Do not forget to source the main ingredients, the shrimp, from a leading shrimp manufacturer in India. Below, you will find a list containing all the main ingredients:

  • Shrimps (250 Grams)
  • Vegetable Oil (2 Tablespoons)
  • Finely Chopped Onion (1 Cup)
  • 2 Finely Chopped Green Chilli
  • Tomato Puree (½ Cup )
  • 10 Curry Leaves
  • Ginger Garlic Paste (1 Tablespoon)
  • Cumin Powder (1 Teaspoon)
  • Turmeric Powder (½ Teaspoon)
  • Granulated Sugar or Grated Jaggery (½ Teaspoon)
  • Cilantro Leaves

Cooking Procedure:

After gathering all these ingredients, heat the oil on a medium-sized frying-pan. Once it’s heated, put the curry leaves and let them pop in the hot oil. Stir the leaves for at least 20 minutes. Once done, add the Chopped Onions and stir for 5 minutes.

After stir-frying the Curry leaves and Onions, it’s time to fry the Green Chillies. When you feel that it’s cooked properly, add the Tomato puree. Keep stirring until the oil separates from the Onion and Chilli Mixture. Stir for 5 minutes and add all the spices one after another. Stir for 5 minutes, and ensure that the spice does not stick to the bottom.

Once the raw fragrance of tomato disappears, add the grated jaggery/sugar and vinegar. Add some water and cook again for 5 minutes. Now, it’s time to add the shrimp. Cook the shrimp off the heat and season with salt and Cilantro leaves.

Now, you are ready to relish Authentic Parsi Shrimp Patia. Serve it hot with rice and dal. It can be a great side dish for lunch or dinner. Grab shrimp from well-known shrimp manufacturers in India. They will be able to provide you with the finest quality shrimp that you can use to prepare several delicious dishes.


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