Jun 27, 2010

Prawns Curry with Coconut Paste, Raw Mango & Drumstick

Prawns Curry with Coconut paste, Drumstick & Raw Mango

Serves: 3

You will need

250 g prawns
2 teaspoon oil
1 onion or 5 shallots ( chuvannulli ), finely sliced
1/2 - inch piece ginger, finely chopped
1 green chilli, slit lengthwise
1 spring curry leaves
5 raw mango slices
1 drumstick, cut into 5 cm pieces
1/2 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )

For Coconut paste:

1 cup ( 100 g ) grated coconut
6 red chillies, soaked in 1/4 cup water for 1 hour ( reserve this water to make coconut paste )
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder

Make a smooth paste of above ingredients with reserved water.


Wash, clean and devein prawns. Keep aside.

In a meen chatty ( earthen pot ) or pan, heat oil.

Add finely sliced onion and saute for 3 - 4 minutes till golden color and fragrant.

Add slit green chilli, ginger and curry leaves. Saute for 2 -3 minutes.

Add raw mango slices, drumstick pieces, 1/2 cup water and salt to taste.

Cover with a lid and cook on low heat for 10 minutes or till mango and drumstick pieces are almost cooked.

Add prawns and cook for 3 - 4 minutes on a low heat.

Add coconut paste, mix well, add 1/4 cup water and extra salt if necessary.

Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 5 minutes. Serve with rice.


Priti said...

Wow that's a yummy spread...the curry is great ..nice combo

♥Sugar♥Plum♥Fairy♥ said...

SO delicious!!!
Ur curry is delicious, we make this sometimes too and with lady fingers too:-)))
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Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

whta lovely platter...looks so so inviting with wonderful n tempting yum dishes...curry looks awesome

Arun said...

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