Prawns Malaikari

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Sea Prawns - 2 lbs.
  • 2 cups of coconut milk.
  • 1 large potato, diced into 1 inch cubes.
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste.
  • 1 medium sized onion, finely chopped.
  • 1 tbsp chilli powder.
  • 1 tbsp turmeric powder.
  • Salt, as required.
  • Mustard oil, as required.
  • Water, as required.
  • Coriander leaves and green chillies, to garnish.

How to Make Prawns Malaikari

  • Wash the prawns thoroughly and cut them.
  • To marinate the prawns, use a pinch of turmeric, salt and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  • In the meantime, pan fry the potatoes. Keep aside.
  • Next pan fry the prawns, keep aside.
  • In a deep non stick skillet, heat 1 tbsp of mustard oil, add the ginger garlic paste and let cook for a minute or so.
  • Next, add the chopped onions and let cook till translucent.
  • Add the turmeric powder, chilli powder and cook for another minute or so until the raw smell of the spices vanish.
  • Next, add the potatoes to the spice mix, mix well and let cook for another minute.
  • Add the coconut milk, salt and lastly the prawns. Let cook covered until the potatoes and prawns are fully cooked.
  • Add water as required to maintain the consistency of your choice.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and green chillies and serve hot with rice.