Tuesday, December 12

Crisp Curried Prawns

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Approx time taken; 30-35 minutes

Serves; 4

Ingredients For Marinating:

  • Cleaned prawns – 500 gm

  • 1 large Tomato – sliced and deseeded

  • 1 Green Chilli- sliced

  • Garlic paste – 1/2 tsp

  • Ginger paste- 1/2 tsp

  • Red chilli powder – 1/2 tsp

  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

  • Dhania powder – 1/2 tsp

  • Jeera powder -1/2 tsp

  • Salt – 1/2 tsp

  • Suger – 1/2 tsp                                                                          

Ingredients for cooking ;

  • Cooking oil – 3 tbsp

  • Ghee – 1 tbsp

  • 1 branch of curry leaves

  • Coconut Milk – 1 cup

  • Coconut milk is also available at all grocery stores.

  • ½ tsp each of salt, suger, turmeric powder, ginger-garlic paste and dhania and jeera powder.

Preparation;

Step 1 :

Marinate the fish with ½ tsp each, of Salt, sugar, turmeric powder and red chilli powder, ginger and garlic paste, dhania and jeera powder.

Set aside for 10 mints

Step 2 :

  • Heat oil in a pan.

  • Sauté the sliced onions, green chilli, tomatoes, ginger- garlic paste and turmeric for 5 minutes until they turn brown in color.

Step 3 :

Add the remaining ingredients to the fried masala  ( except coconut milk, ghee and curry leaves) and cook for 5 more minutes under a covered lid.

Step 4 :

Include the marinated prawns to the fried mix in the pan and let it simmer for 10 minutes in low heat.

Step 5 : 

Apply the coconut milk and curry leaves together to the preparation and cover it again. Allow it to cook for 5 more minutes in low heat.

Step 6 :

Remove from Heat. Add a tsp of ghee and keep it covered till the flavour spreads evenly.

Garnish with fresh Cream or ghee before serving.

Handy hints :

  • Please remember to note that prawns tend to turn rubbery if overcooked.

  • Cooking in a low flame will ensure a nutritious meal.

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