July 25, 2011

Prawns Curry

Cleaned prawns – 250 gms
Onion – 2 medium, finely sliced
Ginger & Garlic – finely chopped, 1/2 – 3/4 tbs
Tomato – 1 medium, sliced
Thick Tamarind Pulp – 1 tbsp
Thick coconut milk – 1 – 1 1/2 cups
Curry leaves
Refined Oil / Coconut Oil 

To Grind
Chilly powder – 2 tsp
Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
Jeera – 1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Method :

Grind together the ingredients listed under ‘to grind’ to a fine paste using 1/2 tbsp water.

Heat oil in a pan and add finely sliced onions, chopped ginger & garlic. Cook it till the onions become soft. Add the ground paste to this and fry for a few minutes, till the oil starts appearing. 
Add the sliced tomatoes  & tamarind pulp to this and cook for 2-3 minutes. 
Add coconut milk & salt to this. Let it boil. 
Add cleaned prawns, & curry leaves. 
Cook till the prawns are done and the gravy is thick.

Serve hot with rice.

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