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Prawn and Pineapple Tikka Recipe.

Updated on June 16, 2015
Prawn Tikka
Prawn Tikka

Prawn And Pineapple Tikka

Prawn and Pineapple Tikka is one of very tasty dish. Pineapple gives this dish a definitely tangy taste while prawns are hot and spicy. This dish is not only healthy as it not only has prawns but also combine meat with fruit, but is also very yummy and children would definitely love it. This can be used as side dish or an appetizer.

Serves 4.


1. Tiger Prawns: 12 peeled and deveined. Tails left intact

2. Pineapple wedges : 12 Bite size fresh or well drained canned pineapple

3. Cumin seeds: 1 Tsp

4. Coriander / Cilantro seeds : 1 Tsp

5. Yellow mustard seeds: ½ Tsp

6. Fennel seeds : ½ Tsp

7. fenugreek seeds : ½ Tsp

8. Nigella / onion seeds : ½ Tsp

9. Red chilly powder: ½ Tsp

10. Lemon Juice : 2 Tsp

11. Salt to taste

12. Chopped coriander leaves to garnish.


1. Take a heavy base pan and put it on high heat.

2. Dry roast cumin seeds, coriander seeds, mustard seeds, fennel seeds, fenugreek seeds and nigella seeds.

3. Stir continuously while roasting.

4. Cook till a fine aroma of the spices can be smelled.

5. Remove the spices immediately from pan otherwise if left in pan they would burn with heat of hot pan.

6. Now put all these roasted spices in the grinder

7. Add pinch of red chilly powder and salt to taste.

8. Now grind these to a fine powder.

9. Now transfer these to a glass bowl and add lemon juice in this powder.

10. Add prawns in the bowl.

11. Stir them well in the powder so all sides of the prawns are coated with spice powder.

12. Keep it aside for 15 minutes.

13. Preheat the grill on high.

14. Now on a metal skew thread three prawns and three pineapple wedges alternatively.

15. Make 4 such skews

16. Grill for 2 minutes on each side ( precaution : keep it about 4 inches away from heat)

17. If any leftover marinade is left then put that on prawns too.

18. When prawns are cooked they would look pinkish in colour.

19. Sprinkle with lots of chopped coriander.

20. Serve these prawns and pineapple wedges on the skews .


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    • Indian Chef profile imageAUTHOR

      Indian Chef 

      6 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Getit scene. I hope she likes it.

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      Dale Anderson 

      6 years ago from The High Seas

      I am so going to make this for my wife! Her favorite food is shrimp and she LOVES pineapple. I'll let you know what she thinks.

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      Indian Chef 

      7 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks moonlake

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      7 years ago from America

      I love shrimp and pineapple together, sounds great. Voted up.

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      Indian Chef 

      7 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Rajan

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 

      7 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar, INDIA.

      The prawns tikka looks delicious. Thanks for sharing this recipe. Voted up and interesting. Shared.

    • Indian Chef profile imageAUTHOR

      Indian Chef 

      8 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thnks Cashmere for the comment and I hope rest of others in the family like this recipe too.

    • Indian Chef profile imageAUTHOR

      Indian Chef 

      8 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Vertualit. Since I am Hindu so I do not eat beef but if you enjoy it then good for you.

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      Indian Chef 

      8 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Peggy for the continues support. I hope you would find it good when you make it.

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      8 years ago from India

      My husband is totally going to love this. He loves his tikkas and is partial to pineapple on his pizza, in his raita and even in his puddings. Thanks for the recipe.

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      Abdus Salam 

      8 years ago from Bangladesh

      This is very interesting recipe! I never heard about this recipe, I absolutely try to make same to same. I like mutton tikka, beef tikka. Very interesting recipe. thanks for sharing..

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      Peggy Woods 

      8 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Oh my! You have me salivating! We recently finished eating a most delicious pineapple. Wish I had read this recipe ahead of time. Will be trying it this summer for sure! Up, useful, interesting and even beautiful (for the photo) votes and will share. Am sure that others will want this recipe as well.

    • Indian Chef profile imageAUTHOR

      Indian Chef 

      8 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Marissa for checking out my page.

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      Marissa Buhalog 

      8 years ago

      Prawns in fineapple, nice recipe definitelyy i will try to cook different prawn recipes.

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      Indian Chef 

      9 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thaniks silver fish

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      Silver Fish 

      9 years ago from Edinburgh Scotland

      Mouthwatering recipe- voted up.

    • Indian Chef profile imageAUTHOR

      Indian Chef 

      9 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks ana and tony for the comment.

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      Tony Mead 

      9 years ago from Yorkshire

      HI Indian Chef

      this sounds delicious, I will certainly have a go at making it. many thanks for sharing. thanks for your visit to my site too.

      Happy New Year


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      9 years ago

      I will try to make it soon, seems to be easy to prepare. TY Indian Chef!!

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      Indian Chef 

      9 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Jenubouka & smartseo for the comment

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      9 years ago

      This sounds perfect for the warm weather, and healthy too!


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