Jan 29, 2012

Goan Style Prawns Curry


Goan style Prawns Curry

A tasty prawns curry. Goes well with rice / sannas.

Serves: 2

You will need

For prawns:

250 g prawns

¼ teaspoon turmeric powder

¼ teaspoon red chilli powder

¼ teaspoon pepper powder

½ teaspoon salt

Wash and clean prawns. Drain out water thoroughly. In a bowl, marinate with above ingredients and keep aside for half an hour.

Other ingredients

1 tablespoon oil

1 dried red chilli

1 onion, thinly sliced

½ - inch piece ginger, finely chopped

6 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1 tomato, finely grated (pick well ripe)

1 teaspoon red chilli powder

¼ teaspoon turmeric powder

2 teaspoon coriander powder

Marinated prawns

50 ml thick coconut milk

50 ml thin coconut milk

½ teaspoon salt (or to taste)

1 teaspoon chopped coriander leaves

Method

Dilute red chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder in 2 tablespoons of water and water and keep aside (spice mix).

Mix thick and thin coconut milk. Keep aside.

In a pan, heat oil. Add red chilli and fry for 30 seconds.

Add finely sliced onion and fry till golden color.

Add chopped garlic and ginger. Fry for 3 – 4 minutes until golden color and fragrant.

Add finely grated tomato (including juice) and stir well for 2 – 3 minutes until well blended.

Add diluted spice mix (red chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder) and stir well on a low heat for 2 – 3 minutes until the raw smell goes and water dries up / thickens.

Add coconut milk (thick and thin). Cover with a lid and boil on a low heat.

When the coconut milk starts boiling, add marinated prawns and adjust salt to taste. Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 5 minutes or until done. Prawns will cook very fast.

Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves. Serve with rice or sannas.

2 comments:

Vimitha Anand said...

Looks so yummy. will try soon

Aarthi said...

awesome curry

Aarthi
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