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Prawns Masala (Dry)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:2
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 500 g - prawns, shelled, deveined and washed.
  • 1/4 cup - grated fresh coconut.
  • 1 - small onion, sliced fine.
  • 3 - green chillies, slit.
  • 1/2 inch - ginger, chopped.
  • 1 sprig - curry patta.
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds.
  • 1/2 -tomato, chopped fine.
  • 2 tbsp - Coconut oil.
  • salt to taste| For wet ground curry paste: (with as less as water possible and ground very finely).
  • 3/4 cup - fresh grated coconut.
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds.
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds.
  • 1/2 tbsp - coriander seeds.
  • 4-5 - Garlic cloves.
  • 3-4 - peppercorns.
  • 1/2 small - onion, chopped.
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder.
  • 1 - marble-sized ball of tamarind.
  • 5 - madras red chillies.
  • 6 - Kashmir red chillies| Grind the above ingredients and then add the below:
  • 1/2 - Tomato (the inside pulp and seeds should be removed and only fleshy part to be added to the curry paste).
  • 1/4 tsp -methi seeds| Finely grind the above|

How to Make

  • Heat oil, add mustard seeds and allow it to splutter.
  • Add curry leaves, onion, ginger, green chillies and fry further till the onion turns translucent.
  • Add tomato and fry further till the tomato is cooked.
  • Add curry paste and fry further for 5 mins.
  • Add salt.
  • Then add prawns to the fried masala.
  • The prawns will exude water.
  • If you feel the water exuded is insufficient, then add about 1/2 a cup of water and stir continuously till the prawns are almost cooked.
  • Add fresh grated coconut and stir for 2 more mins.
  • Serve hot with crispy rice dosas or plain rice.