Malvani prawn curry

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Rated : 3.5 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Malvani prawn curry

  • Cut and wash the shrimp, pat dry.
  • Marinate with a pinch of salt, keep aside.
  • To make the ground paste, heat a tbsp of oil, add the cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, red chillies, coriander seeds, fennel seeds and fenugreek seeds, and saute till fragrant.
  • Add the onion and grated coconut and fry on a medium-low heat until it turns light golden brown.
  • Keep aside to cool.
  • Once it comes to room temperature, put everything in a grinder to make a paste.
  • Heat a tbsp of oil in the same pan, add the minced garlic and turmeric powder, and saute till the raw smell disappears.
  • Add the ground mixture and fry for a minute; add half a cup of water and cook until the oil separates.
  • Add the shrimp, mix well, and add the coconut milk and the tamarind/kokam extract, salt and garam masala powder.
  • Cook covered for 5 to 6 minutes or until the shrimp turns pink and fully cooked.
  • Garnish with chopped cilantro, serve hot with rice/chapattis.
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