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Plain Goan Prawn Shrimp curry Recipe

Plain Goan Prawn Shrimp curry is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Thursday, 16 June, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 kg - cleaned de-veined prawns/shrimps
  • salt to taste
  • Turmeric to marinate
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin
  • 1/2 tsp - peppercorn
  • 4 - Garlic Cloves
  • 1 - small chopped Onion
  • 4 - dried large Red Chillies
  • 2 tbsp - Coriander seeds
  • 6 tbsp - fresh grated/ powdered Coconut
  • 3 tbsp - cooking oil
  • 2 - ripe Tomatoes or 1/2 cup Tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp - Vinegar
  • 2 tbsp - Tamarind pulp or Lime juice
  • 1 - slit Green chilli
  • 1/4 kg - small okra, whole (optional)
  • How to Make Plain Goan Prawn Shrimp curry:

    1. Wash shrimp/prawns, add salt and a tsp turmeric. Toss and leave to marinate for 15-20 mins.
    2. Grind the coconut, red chillies, pepper, jeera/cumin, turmeric/haldi, coriander seeds, onion and garlic with water to a smooth paste.
    3. Chop tomatoes and place in a thick-bottomed vessel with oil and heat it (Or, fry 2-3 tbsp tomato paste in oil).
    4. When its soft, add the ground masala 2 tbsp at a time, stirring constantly and frying well in between.
    5. Add 1 cup of water and leave to boil.
    6. Wash the shrimp/prawns well and add to boiling gravy. (Optionally, add okra, too).
    7. Add the tamarind/lime, slit chilli, vinegar and simmer, keep it open until shrimps/prawns are cooked. Toss in the curry leaves and simmer for few seconds.
    8. Keep some marinated shrimp/prawns aside to fry.
    9. Toss some pepper, turmeric, cumin and red-chilli powders and shallow fry evenly on both sides.




     

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