Plain Goan Prawn Shrimp curry

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated : 4 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Plain Goan Prawn Shrimp curry

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