Mushrooms-Prawns Gravy

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 400 g - fresh white mushrooms
  • 1 cup - shelled prawns
  • 2 - medium size onions, chopped
  • 1/2 inch - ginger piece
  • 8 flakes - garlic
  • 1 tbsp - coriander seeds
  • 1.5 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - poppy seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala
  • 2 tbsp - fresh coriander, finely chopped
  • 3 - green chillies, each cut into 2 or 3 long pieces
  • 3 - tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Mushrooms-Prawns Gravy

  • Peel the mushrooms and cut them into big pieces. Wash them carefully.
  • Wash and clean prawns.
  • Grind ginger, garlic flakes, all the chopped onions, coriander and poppy seeds into a fine paste. Keep aside.
  • Heat the oil in a pan.
  • Lower the fire, put in the green chilli pieces. Stir for a minute. Take out with a slotted spoon. Keep aside.
  • In the same oil, put in the prawns and turmeric powder along with 1/2 tsp salt.
  • Cover the pan and let simmer on low fire.
  • When the prawns are almost tender, add the ground paste.
  • Cook on medium fire till the liquid is almost gone.
  • Add chilli powder and fry by sprinkling water, till the oil starts showing on the top.
  • Put in the mushroom pieces, stir for a minute and pour 2 cups of warm water.
  • Lower the fire. Cover the pan with a fitting lid.
  • Let it simmer till the mushrooms are cooked to the desired tenderness.
  • Remove the lid, sprinkle garam masala and transfer the gravy to a serving dish.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander and the green chillies.
  • Serve with a slice of lime.
  • The gravy goes very well with hot phulkas, plain rice or bread slices.